Steamboat Gothic By Frances Parkinson Keyes
Steamboat Gothic unfolds the bold era of the post-civil-war
south with it's floating gambling palaces on the Mississippi,
it's once-elegant mansions, and it's proud bankrupt families.
Into this ravished world strode Clyde Batchelor, a reckless and
handsome Yankee gambler who fought, cheated and charmed
his way from shanty boats to the gaming tables of the river's
most splendid packets, and into the life of a beautiful young
Confederate widow who never suspected the dark secrets of
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