By Carl J. Barger
Blue Skies of El Dorado tells the poignant Civil struggle love tale of Obadiah Bradford and his attractive slave of combined blood, Penelope. Their story started within the first booklet of the sequence, darkish Clouds over Alabama.
To get away the stigma of hate and prejudice, Obadiah and Penelope marry and circulate clear of Alabama with their moms and a number of other slaves to El Dorado, Arkansas.
They buy a 600-acre plantation named 3 Oaks, positioned a couple of miles from El Dorado in southwest Arkansas. during this quiet, peaceable city, Obadiah opens up a scientific perform and turns into the town’s loved doctor.
Under the Blue Skies of El Dorado, Obadiah and Penelope’s love blossoms, their kinfolk grows, the Civil struggle ends, and freedom involves slaves within the South.
Obadiah’s Christian ideals and his deep religion in God see him during the stricken occasions. the unconventional provides love and desire within the most sensible definition because it bargains with tragedy and triumph within the previous South. Blue Skies is a must-read for someone drawn to this interesting bankruptcy of yank background.
About the Author:
Carl J. Barger grew up within the Ozark Mountains of Cleburne County, Arkansas. He spent thirty-eight years within the public faculties in Arkansas, thirty-three as a superintendent of colleges. Barger is the writer of 4 different old fiction novels: Swords and Plowshares, Mamie, An Ozark Mountain lady of braveness, and darkish Clouds over Alabama. he's additionally the writer of a two-volume background of Cleburne County and its humans. He is living together with his spouse, Lena, in Conway, Arkansas. “I love heritage and that i love the Civil War.”
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