Books: Dabneys (Cont'd)

TOMORROW WE REAP (384 pp.)—James Street <& James Childers—Dial ($3).

Nine years ago, James Street published the first of his series of novels of the Dabneys, Oh, Promised Land. The first book was 816 pages long, the next, Tap Roots, 593 pages, the third, By Valor and Arms, 538 pages. They told the story of

Sam and Honoria Dabney and their descendants ; how they settled in Mississippi, fought Indians, traded in slaves, cleared land, built roads, made fortunes, formed the Free State of Lebanon (in opposition to the Confederacy) during the Civil War.

Author Street's historical romances had everything that such books...

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