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The Scapegoat|Mary Lee Settle
The Scapegoat : Book IV of the Beulah Quintet
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In a novel about casual and heedless acts that often lead to unthinkable results, Mary Lee Settle traces the fall of a West Virginia town that was first made rich by coal, then corrupted and destroyed by it. Set in 1912, this fourth volume of The Beulah Quintet - Settle's unforgettable generational saga about the roots of American culture, class, and identity and the meaning of freedom - propels readers with astonishing immediacy to a fateful day in a coal miners' strike in which relatives of the Beulah dynasty, only dimly aware of their blood ties, confront one another on opposing sides of the dispute. Emotions escalate to a frenzy of violence as Mother Jones, leader of the striking miners, calls for action in a community devastated by Southern resignation and by guilt associated with selling out to Eastern investors.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781570031175
  • ISBN-10: 1570031177
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Publish Date: May 1996
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 5.52 x 0.81 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds
  • Page Count: 278