On Sale: May 7, 2019
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A richly layered saga is set against the backdrop of
the Civil War
In The Yankee Widow, gifted storyteller Linda Lael
Miller explores the complexities and heartbreak that
families experienced as men took up arms to preserve the
nation and defend their way of life.
Told in a smart, assured and compelling voice, this is the
story of Caroline, the young wife and childhood sweetheart
of Jacob, who together live on a farm raising their
daughter, Rachel, just outside of Gettysburg. When Jacob
joins the Northern army to do his duty and help save the
Union, no one anticipates he will not return. Caroline gets
news that he is wounded and has been taken to Washington,
DC, with his regiment, and so she must find her way there
and navigate the thousands of other wounded soldiers to find
Thus begins this novel that focuses on the strong women and
men of both sides and both races who sacrificed so much and
loved so well during this critical juncture in American history.
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