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An Odor of Sanctity
Frank Yerby is at his best with the story of Alaric who is not quite the same as the rest of his society. He questions the faith and prejudices of his culture which is Spain in the middle ages occupied by Christians, Jews and Moors. The story follows Alaric from his noble Gothic lifestyle through trials and slavery to a satisfactory conclusion. ...
This is the story of a black man who was as close to being a member of the aristocracy in an African country as possible. Unfortunately other members of his culture betrayed him and sold him into slavery. Wesley Parks, his name in the American society he finds himself in, is a born leader and though his life as a slave is violent and inhumane at times he makes the best of it and survives in his new world. Frank Yerby, as always, entertains his readers...
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