An Eagle Flight
"[...]Unfortunately your father interfered. There was a struggle and the man fell. He died within a few hours. "Naturally your father was arrested, and then his enemies unmasked. He was called heretic, filibustero, his papers were seized, everything was made to accuse him. Any one else in his place would have been set at liberty, the physicians finding that the man died of apoplexy; but your father's fortune, his honesty, and his scorn of everything illegal undid him. When his advocate, by the most brilliant pleading, had exposed these calumnies, new accusations arose. He had taken lands unjustly, owed men for imaginary wrongs, had relations with the tulisanes, by which his plantations and herds were unmolested. The[...]."
- Paperback | 200 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.13mm | 263.08g
- 26 Apr 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations