Interestingly detailed story -- a period, regional novel for the teens, backgrounded by central Pennsylvania during the...

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Interestingly detailed story -- a period, regional novel for the teens, backgrounded by central Pennsylvania during the Civil War. The lives of the characters feel the impact of war- a degree of awareness of the outer world, but the main interest lies in the daily life of a real family, actually developed from childhood memories of stories of the region west of Harrisburg and bearing the authenticity and charm of factual reminiscences -- loving memories of pleasant, wholesome people. There's young and poignant love affair which ends with the death in action of the young minister engaged to the heroine, but there is a happy ending, a look to the future.

Pub Date: March 10, 1948

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Longmans, Green

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1948