John L. Raye’s 1864 and different Stories starts off with a glimpse of a few of the luminaries of the Civil struggle period. Harriet Beecher Stowe contemplates her most renowned literary success. Henry David Thoreau plans out his essay on civil disobedience. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa mourns all who've misplaced their lives in battle. Leo Tolstoy sees the beginnings of War and Peace.
The plot jumps from those well-known faces to the most characters in 1968. Jack Tuttle and Karen St. James are fresh highschool graduates facing significant ideological modifications. Their tale intersects with that of John and Eben Hunt, cousins scuffling with within the Civil struggle. The 4 characters attach in unforeseen ways.
Author John L. Raye is an skilled Civil struggle historian. He combines his examine of the 1860s along with his personal thoughts of the Sixties and the Vietnam struggle. In tying the 2 eras jointly, Raye creates a strong message approximately patriotism and cycles of battle. those illuminated connections will supply readers anything new to examine once they flip the final page.
In addition to 1864, Raye has integrated a number of shorter tales that still emphasize demanding situations to id, loyalty, and faith.
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