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The robber bridegroom

The story of the planter's ravishing daughter, Rosamond, and her bandit lover.

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  • "The story of the planter's ravishing daughter, Rosamond, and her bandit lover."@en
  • "Combination of fairy tale and ballad story about a bandit chief and the daughter of a Mississippi planter."@en
  • "Combination of fairy tale and ballad story about a bandit chief and the daughter of a Mississippi planter."
  • "Legendary figures of Mississippi's colorful past--keel-boatman Mike Fink and the dread Harp brothers--along with characters from Eudora Welty's own delightful imagination people this rollicking fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit Jamie Lockhart steals pioneer wilderness planter Clement Musgrove's beautiful daughter, Rosamond, away from a home dominated by his ugly, evil second wife, Salome. These and other characters are gathered together in a tale at once acid and gentle, wise and lighthearted, woven as much from the rough homespun of American history as the gossamer thread of fairy stories."
  • "Legendary figures of Mississippi's past-flatboatman Mike Fink and the dreaded Harp brothers-mingle with characters from Eudora Welty's own imagination in an exuberant fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit of the woods Jamie Lockhart steals Rosamond, the beautiful daughter of pioneer planter Clement Musgrove, to set in motion this frontier fairy tale. "For all her wild, rich fancy, Welty writes prose that is as disciplined as it is beautiful" (New Yorker)."@en
  • "Legendary figures of Mississippi's past-flatboatman Mike Fink and the dreaded Harp brothers-mingle with characters from Eudora Welty's own imagination in an exuberant fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit of the woods Jamie Lockhart steals Rosamond, the beautiful daughter of pioneer planter Clement Musgrove, to set in motion this frontier fairy tale. For all her wild, rich fancy, Welty writes prose that is as disciplined as it is beautiful New Yorker)."@en
  • "Legendary figures of Mississippi's past-flatboatman Mike Fink and the dreaded Harp brothers-mingle with characters from Eudora Welty's own imagination in an exuberant fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit of the woods Jamie Lockhart steals Rosamond, the beautiful daughter of pioneer planter Clement Musgrove, to set in motion this frontier fairy tale. For all her wild, rich fancy, Welty writes prose that is as disciplined as it is beautiful New Yorker)."

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  • "Adaptations"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Historical romances"
  • "Electronic books"@en

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  • "The Robber bridgegroom"
  • "The Robber bridegroom"
  • "The robber bridegroom"
  • "The robber bridegroom"@en
  • "The Robber Bridegroom"
  • "The robber bridegroom : [a novel]"

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