In Sarah Lark’s ISLAND OF A THOUSAND SPRINGS a woman comes into her own through enduring hardship on Colonial Period Jamaica.
How could one person bestow another person as a gift; actually wrap that person in ribbons? And, care so little for her humanity you ignore her basic bodily functions. How could anyone not stand against that?
Revisit Claire and Jamie, and their family, in 19th-century North Carolina. Births, deaths, war, injustice and ghost bears provide a wide ranging story.