Inheritance is the first novel in an epic tale of heroes and villains, dreams lost and found, families broken and reconciled, of sin and recompense and the redeeming power of love.
Discover the World of Inheritance
|Cast of Characters||Maps||Reading Group Questions|
|Photo Album||The Music of Inheritance||Discover Your Own Family History|
|Family Tree||For Further Reading|
|Meet the people of Inheritance
(Photo: John Henry Holliday b. August 14, 1851)
|See the places in Inheritance|
|Trace Doc Holliday’s family connections|
|Doc Holliday’s Georgia, 1870’s
Scarlett O’ Hara’s Atlanta, 1860’s The world of Gone With the Wind was also Doc Holliday’s world.
The story of Inheritance is full of references to the music of the time. Some of those songs are listed below. Although the images on these YouTube videos are not mine, the songs evoke the spirit and story of Doc Holliday’s world. Enjoy!
While my own background reading filled entire bookcases, I can recommend the following for those interested in reading more about John Henry Holliday and the world of Inheritance.
Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend, Dr. Gary L. Roberts, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005
In Search of the Hollidays: The Story of Doc Holliday and his Holliday and McKey Families, Albert S. Pendleton, Jr. and Susan McKey Thomas, Lowndes County (Georgia) Historical Society, 2008
The Irish Roots of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind, David O’Connell, Claves & Petry, Ltd., 1996
Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell, Anne Edwards, Dell Publishing, 1984
Southern Honor: Ethics & Behavior in the Old South, Bertram Wyatt Brown, Oxford University Press, 1982