The Girls of Gettysburg by Bobbi Miller

By Bobbi Miller

Picketts cost, the suicidal cost led by means of Robert E. Lee at the final day of Gettysburg, serves because the robust climax of this Civil battle novel, advised from the original views of 3 women.

Thirteen-year-old Annie Gordon, disguised as a boy, sells herself instead soldier and joins the Portsmouth Rifles of the 9th Virginia military as they march north to Gettysburg. In Gettysburg lives fourteen-year-old Tillie Pierce, the frivolous daughter of a neighborhood service provider whose romanticized idea of battle is instantly disabused as soon as the scuffling with starts off. additionally in Gettysburg are Grace Bryan and her father, who refuse to escape with the opposite loose blacks who worry that the rebels will arrest them as fugitive slaves.

The strong, gripping novel follows the fates of those women, fates that replicate the tragedies and triumphs, the humanity, heartache, and heroism of this such a lot dreadful Civil struggle conflict.

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The Girls of Gettysburg

Picketts cost, the suicidal cost led by means of Robert E. Lee at the final day of Gettysburg, serves because the robust climax of this Civil struggle novel, advised from the original views of 3 ladies.

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Sol, totinka. Sit, sit. Bertha will get you a nice cool lemonade,” she said with stagy affection, her gray eyes reckoning slyly as always. ” A heavily built woman in her early fifties, she dressed too youthfully, and her hair was hairdresser-aged, the ends tipped with silver. “Sit. ” She prodded him toward a kitchen chair with patting motions of her soft hands. “I do not want lemonade, Bertha. Stop pushing me to sit! I am dirty—let me wash my hands. Do not concern yourself so much with my comfort all of a sudden,” he said.

Nazerman; I’ll take any amount you’re willing to give, regardless of the spirit in which it is given. ” She took out a little pad of receipts with the imprint of the Youth Center on top, made a great show of impersonal efficiency about taking out a ball-point pen and ejecting the little nib. But then her demeanor failed her. “I’m still new at this. Perhaps you can tell me if I will meet such heedlessness often. indd 42 7/1/15 3:34 PM t h e paw n b r o k e r “See here, Miss Birchfield,” Sol said heatedly, “I resent having to explain to you.

He began to move menacingly toward the little gate that led from behind the counter. “All right, animal, get out of here! Come on, out! ” “Okay, okay, mister, don’ go gettin’ all hot like. Gimme the four rubles, I take the four,” he said, his hands trembling and flying around with his need. ” His face showed the agony of some inner burning, an unbearable expression that filled the Pawnbroker with rage. “Go on now,” Sol said, pushing the money at him. “And don’t go bothering me with your foul mouth any more.

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