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A Rage Against Heaven

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Language  English
Published in English  1978
ISBN  0-670-58910-1
Author  Fred Mustard Stewart
Country  United States of America
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Publication date  1978
Pages  628
Originally published  1978
Page count  628
Published in english  1978
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A Rage Against Heaven is a 1978 historical novel written by Fred Mustard Stewart, and published by Penguin Books. The story spans the American Civil War, starting with South Carolina's secession from the Union in the first chapter.

Characters

  • Louis "Lew" Crandall - The protagonist, son of Judge Jefferson Crandall. At the beginning, he was attending Princeton University, majoring in medicine.
  • Elizabeth Crandall (née Butterfield) - Lew's wife.
  • Ben Bramwell - Lew's best friend. One quarter Jewish on his father's side. He has a strong sexual interest in girls between the ages of twelve and fourteen.
  • Nicole Louise Crandall - Lew's mother, a French woman.
  • Jethro - Ben's servant, a Negro.
  • Christine - A twelve-year-old mulatto girl won in a poker game by Harvey Winkler.
  • Harvey Winkler - A man who had won Christine in a card game, though he initially claimed that she was his daughter. He was spending the night at Ben's house and was killed by Lew in self-defense.
  • Deborah Butterfield - Elizabeth's younger sister.
  • References

    A Rage Against Heaven Wikipedia


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