Theory of War by Joan Brady

"Theory of War" is a historical novel that tells the story of a young boy who, after the Civil War, is sold by his impoverished mother to a distant cousin as a form of bonded labor. The novel explores the harsh realities of his life as a "white slave" in Kansas, and his struggle for freedom and identity. It also delves into the psychological and societal implications of this form of slavery, presenting a powerful commentary on the human capacity for cruelty and resilience.

The 10876th greatest book of all time


Published
1993
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
276
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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