About the Author: Brainard Cheney

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[PDF] Lightwood  By Brainard Cheney –
  • Kindle Edition
  • 368 pages
  • Lightwood
  • Brainard Cheney
  • English
  • 25 August 2019

Lightwood LIGHTWOOD The Novel Appeared Originally In 1939 Set In The Piney Woods Of South Georgia Just After The Civil War, It Tells The Story Of A Struggle Between Local Land Owners And Northern Investors The Investors Sought To Harvest The Wooden Treasures Of Virgin Pine Forests Over Time, They Used The Power Of Money And The Courts To Wrest The Title To The Lands A Labyrinthine Legal Battle Stretched Out For Than Half A Century, Culminating In The Murder Of The Company S Land Agent, Along With As Many As 35 Deaths Based On Historical Fact, Cheney S Novel Brings To Life A Lost Time In Our History Reviewed Nationally On Publication, It Highlighted Cheney S Friendship And Literary Connection To Many Of The Fugitive And Agrarian Movement Figures A Companion Volume, THE LIGHTWOOD CHRONICLES Tells Both The Fictional And True Stories Of LIGHTWOOD.

10 thoughts on “Lightwood

  1. Meleah says:

    book description A rousing novel of the post Civil War era widely praised when published in 1939 from LIGHTWOOD conjures a vivid lost world in this rebellion in the backlands tale based on historical fact LIGHTWOOD has the unimpeachable honesty, goodness, flatness, of a mouthful of cold, excellent corn bread Time magazine, October, 1939 A superior novel of the South, exceedingly well written New York Times, 1939Author Brainard Cheney published LIGHTWOOD in 1939 He based the work on the co...

  2. Lloyd Liggett says:

    This is an historical fiction novel, however it fairly accurately tells the real story of the land war that occurred in middle, south Georgia following the Civil War involving the conflicting interest between the long term settlers in the pine barrens and the newly formed New York timber company who claimed ownership over most of the lan...