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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Legend of Pin Oak Summary

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The Legend of Pin Oak Summary

Harper McAvoy announces to his slaves the sale of Henri, the young overseer of the plantation. Harper is the son of the former owner of Pin Oak, Amos McAvoy. Harper's mother died on the day he was born. Amos named his son and then handed him over to his mother-in-law to raise when he ran away from the memory of his wife. When Harper was still a child, his father returned and took him back to Pin Oak. Amos also brought to Pin Oak Henri, his son by a free slave in New Orleans. Although Amos never admitted publicly that Henri was his son, Amos always treated him with compassion and gave him special privileges around the plantation, including making him overseer. Henri had always had more love and interest in the plantation than Harper, anyway.

Upon his father's...

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