Lee Smith. On Agate Hill.Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2006.

Molly Petree, the orphaned daughter of a Confederate soldier, begins writing her diary in 1872, on her 13th birthday. From that point onward, Molly chronicles her life in post-Civil War North Carolina, both at Agate Hill–her uncle’s plantation located near Hillsborough–and elsewhere in the state.

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