YoungAIs novel of war coming to the Natchez region of Mississippi has long been considered one of the best of Civil War novels. If you would understand what was best in the Old South, its attitude toward life, you will find them here, glowing with that same vitality which was theirs in life.O-New York Times. Southern Classics Series.
Mississippian Stark Young was a drama critic, essayist, and the author of four novels, including Heaven Trees, The Torches Flare, and River House, and the memoir The Pavilion. He contributed to the Agrarian symposium "I'll Take My Stand."