Master of the DeltaIn the early 1950s, Jack Branch returns to his home town of Lakeland to teach at the the local high school as his father did before him. The Branchs are the aristocracy of this southern community and Jack has attended some the finest private schools and universities. The Branchs see teaching as the "noblesse oblige " to the community that has been the family home for more than a hundred years. Jack is challenged by his unmotivated students and attempts to engage them by introducing a course on evil. He peppers his lectures with examples of horrid deeds from the past
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