UMW Book Circle
Carol Dunn will lead a discussion on The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd. In 1739, Eliza Lucas is sixteen years old when her father leaves her in charge of their family’s three plantations in South Carolina. Hearing how much the French pay for Indigo dye, Eliza believes it’s their salvation. With the help of her slaves, she sets out to learn the secret process. It is an incredible story of hidden friendships, ambition, betrayal and sacrifice based on historical documents and Eliza Lucas’ own letters.
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