Clara Silverstein

Historical Novel - Secrets in a House Divided

Set in Richmond, Virginia in 1864-1865, Secrets in a House Divided follows the shameful pregnancy of a white woman who has an affair while her husband fights for the Confederacy. As the enslaved woman who works for her becomes involved in decisions about what to do, and the Union army threatens to engulf Richmond, both women face increasingly fraught risks and consequences. Told from alternating points of view, the novel reveals the untenable underside of the home front as the Confederacy is about to topple.

Books

Historical Fiction
Through the story of an African-American and a white woman in Civil War Richmond, this as-yet unpublished novel reveals the untenable underside of the home front as the Confederacy is about to topple.
Memoir
A white studentís story from the front lines of school desegregation. "A skilled, moving account."
--BookForum
Cookbooks
A chronicle with recipes of the first season of Michelle Obama's vegetable garden at the White House. ďA charming volume...aimed at families with young children, with colorful pages that explain the vegetables.Ē - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
More than 100 recipes for contemporary cuisine and traditional favorites from Boston's top chefs
Recipes from Chef Marjorie Druker, founder of the New England Soup Factory. "An instant classic, a must-have for soup lovers" - Publishers Weekly

Quick Links

Find Authors