Chapter 5

The Millers attempt to escape the house with the help of an unexpected ally, but fall into the clutches of the Polk family.


By Gadfly on Oct 13, 2016

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about the Shaker Mansion built by Edward Philippe Mott. She says that there was plenty of suffering there. At an auction of artwork, Polk comes in and stares at one of the paintings. He then tells everyone that he's buying the whole lot and there's no point in bidding against him because of his wealth. Edward, who suffers from social anxiety, moves as far away from people as possible and had a home built in North Carolina. He takes the paintings there and…

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