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The Resource The hidden light of northern fires : A Novel., Daren Wang, (electronic resource)

The hidden light of northern fires : A Novel., Daren Wang, (electronic resource)

Label
The hidden light of northern fires : A Novel.
Title
The hidden light of northern fires
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Daren Wang
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Splendid—a distinctive clear-eyed perspective on a fresh corner of the Civil War." —Charles Frazier, New York Times bestselling author of Cold Mountain"A wise and timely book." —Ron Rash, New York Times bestselling author of SerenaRooted in the history of the only secessionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line, Daren Wang's The Hidden Light of Northern Fires tells a story of redemption amidst a war that tore families and the country apart.Mary Willis has always been an outcast, an abolitionist in a town of bounty hunters and anti-Union farmers. After college, she dreams of exploring the country, but is obligated to take over the household duties and management of her family's farm, while her brother Leander avoids his own responsibilities. Helping runaways is the only thing that makes her life in Town Line bearable.When escaped slave Joe Bell collapses in her father's barn, Mary is determined to help him cross to freedom in nearby Canada. But the wounded fugitive is haunted by his vengeful owner, who relentlessly hunts him up and down the country, and his sister, still trapped as a slave in the South.As the countryside is riled by the drumbeat of civil war, rebels and soldiers from both sides bring intrigue and violence of the brutal war to the town and the farm, and threaten to destroy all that Mary loves
Summary
A tale inspired by the lesser-known history of the only secessionist town north of the Mason-Dixon Line follows the experiences of an outspoken abolitionist who navigates Confederate adversaries, a slaver and her own brother to help a handsome escaped slave cross to freedom
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10571429
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wang, Daren
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The hidden light of northern fires : A Novel., Daren Wang, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=3148924
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781250122360
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7D46AD36-DD84-4E0D-B15D-9522D038DDC7
Label
The hidden light of northern fires : A Novel., Daren Wang, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=3148924
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781250122360
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7D46AD36-DD84-4E0D-B15D-9522D038DDC7

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