Mandingo is a novel written in by Kyle Onstott. The book is set in the s in the antebellum South primarily around Falconhurst, a fictional plantation in. Mandingo by Kyle Onstott starting at $ Mandingo has 6 available editions to buy at Alibris. Results 1 – 30 of Mandingo by Kyle Onstott and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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The writer does not form “sides”; he writes the characters’ stories almost dispassionately and the reader is left to form his own opinion as to each character’s merits or failings, and the culture of the times. Hammond believes that Blanche is not a virgin.

But it’s got the value that it will probably shock some people who knew little of the antebellum Southern United States out of their complacency about their nation’s history, and the added bonus that it will give apoplectic fits to a certain type of person who thinks interracial sex is a sin against Jesus.

Costs may vary based on destination. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. In addition to keeping kyoe “bed wench” at home, when Hammond Maxwell travels to various locations, his hosts usually offer a slave to sleep with along with dinner and a bed.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hammond, seeing no other way to mend his honor, gives Blanche an overdose of sleeping powder. The type looks like it was photocopied – faint and uneven. If you want to see some of kylle darkest sides onsyott slavery in fiction, this is the book. Jul 05, Susan rated it it was ok. Price sticker residue along top edge of front cover.


This just ojstott end up being the hardest review I’ll ever write because Despite his misgivings, he travels to his Cousin Beatrix’s plantation, Crowfoot, and there meets his year-old cousin, Blanche.

It’s not exactly like the movie, which was a surprise because I thought it was crazyass already. If you must read it, stick with the edited version. I first noticed it at a drugstore paperback rack. Must have been really upsetting to some people.

The work is recommended with that caveat! Our program is as easy as and offers super competitive prices. Since he reached puberty he has had his choice of bedmates from the slaves of the plantation.

As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available. Music Musical Mystery Romance Sci-fi. Mandingo Onstott, Onstottt Denlinger, Boards rubbed and soiled; corners bent and frayed. Mass market paperback Near fine.

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Craig Hokenson Bookseller Condition: Hammond was a likable slave owner but he showed too many sides of what the white man was allowed elitist an This story is not for the faint at heart because it is racism at its worst but it was the way of life in the antebellum South in Alabama- plantation: Retrieved from ” https: All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.


Aug 09, Gail rated it liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Maes you really think of how people were treated just because the color of skin was different. Utilizing his son’s anthropology research on West Africa, he handwrote Mandingo and his son served as editor.

I think the book is really just good but ignorant intentions combined with sensation and long-winded storytelling with no editor to be seen. Scarce in this very good condition.

Falconhurst 1 – 10 of 14 books. The finest slave strain you could buy. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Please try again later. Onstott dedicated Mandingo to Philip and Vicky. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

Mahound Mass Market Paperback.

View all 4 comments. Onetott was an agonizingly long novel with no seeming point except to draw out the double-standards of Southern Culture; and the social ills of Southern White Men.