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The Flags of War by John Wilson

The Flags of War

by John Wilson

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Story of 2 cousins growing up in 1860 in different worlds. Nate is a child of the South - his father owns a cotton plantation,keeps slaves and turns a blind eye to the inhumane treatment of his slaves by the cruel overseer Frank King. In contrast, Walt lives in Canada where black people are free to own property. Both their lives are thrown into chaos by an escaped slave called Sunday and the American Civil War.
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As the American Civil War draws near, Nate feels that he must fight for his southern homeland. Meanwhile, in Canada, his cousin Walt fears that England may be drawn into the war, to fight for the Confederate south, and slavery.

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