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King's mountain : a ballad novel / Sharyn McCrumb.

McCrumb, Sharyn, 1948- author. (Author).
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  • 48 of 50 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Decatur FIC MCCRUMB KIN (Text) 34207001786392 Adult Fiction Available -
APLS-Geneva FIC MYSTERY MCC (Text) 34207001786780 Adult Fiction - Mystery Available -
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria F MCC (Text) 37521530451683 AMPL Adult Fiction Available -
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville F MCCRUMB S. (Text) 34706001389842 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/20/2016
Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston MYS MCC (Text) 38209000809130 Mystery Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler FIC MCCRUM S Ballard 10 (Text) 73174005023416 Adult: Fiction Available -
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City F McC (Text) 76893000253417 Adult Fiction Available -
Cicero Branch FIC.c McCrumb, Sharyn (Text) 78294000247207 Adult Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville F MCC (Text) 32604000213532 DCTPLD AD Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg MYS MCCRUMB (Text) 32826011990710 Mystery Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250011404
  • ISBN: 125001140X
  • Physical Description: 326 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Series numeration from NoveList.
Summary, etc.: "John Sevier had not taken much interest in the American Revolution, he was too busy fighting Indians in the Carolinas and taming the wilderness. But when an arrogant British officer threatened his settlement--promising to burn the farms and kill families--the war became personal. That arrogant officer is Patrick Ferguson of the British Army--who is both charmingly antagonistic and surprisingly endearing. Inventor of the Ferguson rifle, and the devoted lover to his mistress, Virginia Sal, Patrick becomes a delightful anti-hero under McCrumb's watchful eye. Through varying perspectives, King's Mountain is an elegant saga of the Carolina Overmountain Men--the militia organized by Sevier (who would later become the first governor of Tennessee) and their victory in 1780 against the Tories in a battle that Thomas Jefferson later called, "The turning point of the American Revolution." Peppered with lore and the authentic heart of the people in McCrumb's classic Ballads, this is an epic book that will build on the success of The Ballad of Tom Dooley and her recent return to the New York Times bestseller list. Featuring the American Revolution, this a huge draw to readers old and new, and special to McCrumb who can trace her lineage to the character John Sevier"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mountain life > Fiction.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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