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The Traitor a Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsC. D. Williams (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11764624M
    ISBN 10141794370X
    ISBN 109781417943708
    OCLC/WorldCa62221892

    I appreciate, more than I can tell, your coming alone after me here to-night—a very rash and daring thing for a girl to do in these troublesome times. Your father saved us from want during the war. He been in bed all day, des now git up ter supper. Deeply conservative both politically and religiously, Dixon remained adamantly against extending political rights to African Americans, fearing that social equality would inevitably result in miscegenation, a prospect Dixon found unseemly. Familiar to three presidents and such notables as John D. The idea of his ever seeking the hand of a Butler in marriage made him shiver.

    Definitely highly recommended by me — no prevarication. I also had trouble sympathizing with any of the characters. The French Page 10 touches were tributes to the Huguenot ancestry of his grandmother. He was angry with himself now for his inability to shake off the impression Stella Butler had made.

    In spite of his immense vanity, he knew that this promise had gone far to win her favour. De Jedge, he wuz scared outen ten years growth. In response to Graham's threats against him, an enraged Judge Butler summons federal troops to round up outlawed Klan members. For more information or to volunteer, visit www.


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The Traitor a Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire by Thomas Dixon Download PDF Ebook

On three sides porches had been added, their roof supported by small white Colonial columns. Kevin Wignall it turns out is a true storyteller. Kellercaptioned "'The fiery cross of old Scotland's hills'", showing two robed, unmasked Klansmen over a bound, blindfolded and gagged African-American, one of whom is holding a lighted cross, while robed and hooded klansmen look on.

Although Dixon personally condemned slavery and Klan activities after Reconstruction ended, he argued that blacks must be denied political equality because that leads to social equality and miscegenation, thus to the destruction of both family and civilized society. This branch of the family had always been noted for it's men of genius and it's touch of hereditary insanity.

Steve had recently met Stella at one of her school receptions in Washington while on business for his father, yielded instantly to her spell, and they were engaged. She greeted Billy with just the words to heal his wounded vanity.

Feeling his way along the sides to the arched niche in the rear, he pressed his shoulder heavily against the right side of the smooth stone wall forming the back of the niche, and felt it instantly give.

Could he ever forget it? This idea was introduced by Thomas Dixon Jr. The Traitorthe final book in his trilogy which also includes The Leopard's Spotsand The Clansmanspans a two-year period just after Reconstructionand covers the decline of the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina.

The Traitor; A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire

He had never had a quarrel with a neighbour or a personal feud in his life. Only towards the novel's close does Stella—through the transformative power of love—embrace her true and better nature. Amidst the town's uproar, an intruder masquerading as a Klansman murders Judge Butler.

It was whispered, too, that he had dug a secret passage-way from the house to this tomb, that he might spend his evenings near her body without the prying eyes of the world to watch his anguish. A gifted student, he enrolled at Wake Forest College only The Traitor a Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire book years later The Traitor a Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire book by had earned his master's degree.

A wily Stella manically pursues John's destruction, hoping to entrap him by manipulating his feelings for her. The clan members place his body on the front porch of the South Carolina governor's mansion with a square piece of white sheeting with the initials KKK.

And yet he kept thinking. They are ablaze - range on range our signals gleam until the Fiery Cross is lost among the stars" meaning that he had won and civilization had been saved in the South. A complex plot that is still entirely and intensely readable, as we follow Finn both in his past and present, one of the best things about it is the sheer depth the author brings to the characters and the world they inhabit.

The Major was a man of quiet courteous manners, deliberate in his habits, a trained soldier, a distinguished veteran of the Mexican war, conciliatory in temper, and a diplomat by instinct. The front door, of pure Colonial pattern, opened directly into a great hall of baronial dimensions, at the back of which a circular stairway wound along the curved wall.

For more information or to volunteer, visit www. The Judge, as the Republican leader, had promised Steve to put up no candidate, but to support him as an independent if the approaching Democratic Convention nominated John Graham for Congress.

I'll play my trump card--I've got it here. On the day of his mother's burial John Graham had found his own father sitting in the door of this tomb hopelessly insane.ChrisLands provides an easy and affordable solution to operating your own online store.

We have provided the new, used, out-of-print, and antiquarian independent bookseller with a full ecommerce bookstore solution since May 18,  · The Traitor is Volume III of the “Reconstruction Trilogy” set of historically accurate novels designed to tell the post Civil War story from the Southern side.

This book tells the story of John Graham, a native of North Carolina who becomes head of the Ku Klux Klan in his magicechomusic.com: CreateSpace Publishing. The Traitor: A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire Kindle Edition Third in "The Trilogy of Reconstruction," The Traitor showcases the fall of the Ku Klux Klan, beginning with Gen.

Nathan Bedford Forrestís order to dissolve the Klan. It takes place in the foothills of North Carolina, set in an atmosphere of fierce neighborhood feuds /5(6).Pdf The Traitor by Dixon, Thomas Jr at Biblio. The Traitor: A Story of the Fall pdf the Invisible Empire Thomas Dixon, Jr.

Doubleday, Page & Co., New York, Hardcover First Edition. An illustrated magicechomusic.com red cloth binding with white title lettering and text pages are fairly bright and the book does have a slight twist.The Traitor: A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire download pdf a novel by Thomas Dixon Jr.

It is the third part in a trilogy about the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction. The two previous installments were The Leopard's Spots, published inand The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan, published in Language: English.by Thomas Ebook Jr.

includes books The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden, Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan (The Novel As American Social History), The Traitor: A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire, and several more.