Read The Widow of the South PDF by Robert Hicks

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The Widow of the South

Tennessee, 1864 On a late autumn day, near a little town called Franklin, 10,000 men will soon lie dead or dying in a battle that will change many lives for ever None will be changed than Carrie McGavock, who finds her home taken over by the Confederate army and turned into a field hospital Taking charge, she finds the courage to face up to the horrors around her a Tennessee, 1864 On a late autumn day, near a little town called Franklin, 10,000 men will soon lie dead or dying in a battle that will change many lives for ever None will be changed than Carrie McGavock, who finds her home taken over by the Confederate army and turned into a field hospital Taking charge, she finds the courage to face up to the horrors around her and, in doing so, finds a cause.Out on the battlefield, a tired young Southern soldier drops his guns and charges forward into Yankee territory, holding only the flag of his company s colours He survives and is brought to the hospital Carrie recognizes something in him a willingness to die and decides on that day, in her house, she will not let him.In the pain filled days and weeks that follow, both find a form of mutual healing that neither thinks possible.In this extraordinary debut novel based on a true story, Robert Hicks has written an epic novel of love and heroism set against the madness of the American Civil War

Title : The Widow of the South
Author :  Robert Hicks
Language : English
Isbn : 0446697435
Format : Paperback
Pages : 436 pages

Rating: 4.5

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