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Widow of the South

Writen by ROBERT HICKS
Publisher Bantam Press
Year 2006
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ISBN
9780593055908
Date Published
2006
Book Publisher
Bantam Press
Book Format: Paperback
Book Publisher: Bantam Press
Publication Year: 2006
Book ISBN: 9780593055908
Book Condition: Good

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 more 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.