Good Time Coming

A Novel of the American Civil War
 
 
Severn House (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 9. Juli 2020
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  • 256 Seiten
 
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978-1-78010-815-5 (ISBN)
 
A girl grows up too quickly in Civil War Louisiana: "Powerful…This is top-notch historical fiction."-Publishers Weekly I killed a man the summer I turned thirteen… Thus begins USA Today-bestselling author C. S. Harris's haunting, lyrically beautiful tale of coming of age in Civil War-torn Louisiana. Eleven-year-old Amrie St. Pierre is catching tadpoles with her friend Finn O'Reilly when the Federal fleet first steams up the Mississippi River in the spring of 1862. With the surrender of New Orleans, Amrie's sleepy little village of St. Francisville-strategically located between the last river outposts of Vicksburg and Port Hudson-is now frighteningly vulnerable. As the roar of cannons inches ever closer and food, shoes, and life-giving medicines become increasingly scarce, Amrie is forced to grow up fast. But it is her own fateful encounter with a tall, golden-haired Union captain named Gabriel that threatens to destroy everything and everyone she holds most dear. Told with rare compassion and insight, this is a story of loss and survival; of the bonds that form among women and children left alone to face the hardships, depravations, and dangers of war; and of one unforgettable girl's slow and painful recognition of the good and evil that exists within us all. "This story of love, loss, and growing up under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable is beautifully written, superbly researched, emotionally engaging and gripping from first page to last. A must for old-school fans of historical fiction."-Booklist (starred review
  • Englisch
  • Sutton
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  • Großbritannien
Severn House Publishers
  • 1,60 MB
978-1-78010-815-5 (9781780108155)
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C.S. Harris graduated with a degree in Classics before earning a Ph.D. in European history. A scholar of the French Revolution and 19th-century Europe, she has lived in Europe and various far-flung parts of the old British Empire. She now lives in New Orleans with her husband and two daughters.
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Recent Titles by C. S. Harris
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Epigraph
  • Chapter One
  • Chapter Two
  • Chapter Three
  • Chapter Four
  • Chapter Five
  • Chapter Six
  • Chapter Seven
  • Chapter Eight
  • Chapter Nine
  • Chapter Ten
  • Chapter Eleven
  • Chapter Twelve
  • Chapter Thirteen
  • Chapter Fourteen
  • Chapter Fifteen
  • Chapter Sixteen
  • Chapter Seventeen
  • Chapter Eighteen
  • Chapter Nineteen
  • Chapter Twenty
  • Chapter Twenty-One
  • Chapter Twenty-Two
  • Chapter Twenty-Three
  • Chapter Twenty-Four
  • Chapter Twenty-Five
  • Chapter Twenty-Six
  • Chapter Twenty-Seven
  • Chapter Twenty-Eight
  • Chapter Twenty-Nine
  • Chapter Thirty
  • Chapter Thirty-One
  • Chapter Thirty-Two
  • Chapter Thirty-Three
  • Chapter Thirty-Four
  • Chapter Thirty-Five
  • Chapter Thirty-Six
  • Chapter Thirty-Seven
  • Chapter Thirty-Eight
  • Chapter Thirty-Nine
  • Chapter Forty
  • Chapter Forty-One
  • Chapter Forty-Two
  • Chapter Forty-Three
  • Chapter Forty-Four
  • Chapter Forty-Five
  • Chapter Forty-Six
  • Chapter Forty-Seven
  • Chapter Forty-Eight
  • Chapter Forty-Nine
  • Chapter Fifty
  • Chapter Fifty-One
  • Chapter Fifty-Two
  • Author's Note

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