Author Sutcliffe's Book
Sonnet, Jul 2001, 6.50
Bayou planter Jack Brussard fell in love with a prostitute. He married her, but she destroyed him with her continual string of men. Their daughter Juliette looked exactly like her deceased mother so Jack left her in a convent in France. Eight months ago, Jack killed himself. Now in 1853, Jack's solicitor informs Juliette that she inherits her father's gold wedding ring and a neglected piece of swamp...