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The paperback edition of Flesh and Grass, an historical novel based loosely on the Ill-fated Plockhoy serttlement in Colonial Delaware. The blind son of the founder grows up amidst the intermittent violence unleashed by the struggles of England and the Netherlands over the spice trade and slaving...
Seventeenth-century Holland is a major power with a large, wealthy middle class built on spices and slavery. Dutch schemes to colonize the New World attract few interested parties, but Pieter Cornelissoon Boom, an early Mennonite with a dream of communal living, brings a few families to Delaware...
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