The mountain angels; trioals of the mountaineers of the Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valley. Richard Edward Beaty.

The mountain angels; trioals of the mountaineers of the Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valley

Front Royal, VA: R. E. Beatty, 1928. Hardcover. 125p., first edition, minor browning, otherwise very good. Odd novel by a European American author, residing in the state of Washington, based on his father's experiences after the Civil War. "When I started writing this story, I had intended to censure the colored race, but ... changed[d] my plans, with the result that the story, as far as the colored race is concerned, is just the opposite of what I had intended to write at the beginning." - preface. Story of estrangemed children reunited via the catalyst of an African American woman.

Cat.No: 147236

Price: $25.00