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6 edition of The Widow"s War found in the catalog.

The Widow"s War

A Novel

by Sally Gunning

  • 195 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Harper Paperbacks .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7281851M
ISBN 100060791586
ISBN 109780060791582

"The Widows is the story of a community in crisis: the Pinkertons are waging war against miners and the law, and no one is safe from their recklessness. But two brave women take a stand, committing themselves to saving their community and families. The book takes a deep look at the opinions of widows themselves, through their own words, and puts those experiences and struggles into the context of national efforts to define the war for both vanquished and victorious countries, such as using ceremonial mourning for soldiers and the plight of war widows to reinforce their national identity.

Jan 07,  · In both of my upcoming February releases, I touch on the subject of war widows. In The Widow of Rose Hill, book 2 in the historical romance series The Women of Rose Hill, our heroine, Natalie, is left to run the plantation alone after her husband dies shortly after joining the Confederate Army. Like the war widows of , Natalie must forge a new future for herself and her young texasbestchambers.com: Michelle Shocklee. This is a book that I designed for my Graduation Project in Visual Communication. It consists of stories of 10 war widows or what the Indian Army calls them, Veer Naris'. It's about their valour.

Mar 16,  · Black Widow's change of hair is a sign of the times for the Avengers characters as Infinity War rolls texasbestchambers.com the set of Avengers: Infinity War was the first place texasbestchambers.com saw Scarlett. The Widows by Jess Montgomery My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Widows is the first book in the Kinship series, a historical mystery written by Jess Montgomery. I stumbled upon the second book in the series on NetGalley recently and requested it the story focuses on a female sheriff, which is also a key role in my book series – I had to read it!


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May 03,  · The Widow's War: A Novel [Sally Gunning] on texasbestchambers.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Married for twenty years to Edward Berry, Lyddie is used to the trials of being a whaler's wife in the Cape Cod village of Satucket/5(). Feb 01,  · This was the first Sally Gunning book I read, and definitely also my favorite.

Gunning's particular genre is historical fiction set in 18th century New England in the decades before the break out of the Revolutionary War. I've read several of Gunning's books, but The Widow's War remains my favorite because the characters are so compelling.4/5.

May 03,  · The Widow's War: A Novel - Kindle edition by Sally Cabot Gunning. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Widow's War: A Novel/5().

The Widow's War Sally Gunning, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary Married for twenty years to Edward Berry, Lyddie is used to the trials of being a whaler's wife in the Cape Cod village of Satucket, Massachusetts—running their house herself during her husband's long absences at sea, living with the daily uncertainty that Edward will simply not return.

Jan 30,  · All of the principals of THE WIDOW'S WAR are many-dimensional and intriguingly human, but Sally Gunning's heroine Lyddie Berry is a character you won't soon forget. If you want a good read that will immediately catch you up, I can't recommend this book highly enough.

Go for it!4/5. Best Book Club Guide. Our Book Club page for The Widow's War by Sally Gunning - includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Author Website, Book Summary, Talking. Aug 29,  · Every once in awhile I need a civil war, abolitionism novel fix.

The Widow's War is just that. It starts out in with our heroine, Carolyn Vinton, living in Rio De Janeiro. The book follows her to Washington, DC and then to Lawrence, Kansas.

Carolyn is a /5. Using extensive data - mostly gleaned from the National Archives - this book examines the way in which British widows of servicemen who died in the First World War were represented in society and by themselves, exploring the intertwining discourses of social welfare, national identity, and morality that can be identified in these texts.

Gunning's quietly compelling historical novel places the limited rights of 18th-century New England married women, particularly widows, within the context of a pre-Revolutionary America in which rebellious attitudes toward English rule foment new ideas about freedom and individual texasbestchambers.com: Sally Gunning.

A resource for book clubs and reading groups. Find discussion questions and reading group guide for The Widow’s War By Sally Gunning. Jan 30,  · Lyddie decides to challenge both law and custom for control of her destiny, but she soon discovers the price of her bold "war" for personal freedom to be heartbreakingly dear.

Includes the fascinating "story behind the story" of The Widow's War, a map of colonial Brewster, and a driving tour of the village of Satucket. The information about The Widow's War shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Jan 01,  · The Widow's War - so appropriately titled - is a delectable piece of literary dessert, meant to be savored and cherished from page to page. It is sure to become a classic and is one that I will highly recommend to family, friends and book groups. This story is a definite not to be missed read!5/5(5).

Jan 03,  · To Heal, She Co-Wrote a Book with 2 War Widows. Ryan Manion shows her new book. that describes the unique experience of losing a loved one to war.

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likes. Community. A dear friend recently traveled to England. Mindful of my grief, she took this pic and wrote, "These are the mysteries that characterize the life of a believer.5/5(2). Book Reviews Many historical novels die on the page, the characters never having drawn breath.

In Gunning's capable hands, a novel of history is allowed to be as vivid as the smell of a man: "Tobacco and sweat, but a different sweat, and something like sassafras but not sassafras.".

British Widows of the First World War is the first major account of the experience of women who had to cope with the death of their husbands during the conflict and then rebuild their texasbestchambers.com: £ Widows is a heist film directed by Steve McQueen from a screenplay by Gillian Flynn and McQueen, based upon the British television series of the same name.

The plot follows four Chicago women who attempt to steal $5 million from the home of a prominent local politician in order to pay back a crime boss from whom $2 million was stolen by the women's husbands before they were killed in Music by: Hans Zimmer.

Maudie Hopkins died on August 17,in a nursing home in Lexa, Arkansas, aged See also. Alberta Martin, one of the last known Confederate war widows and the last widow whose marriage to a Confederate soldier produced offspring.

She died May 31, Gertrude Janeway, last known widow of a Union veteran of the Civil War. She died Born: Maudie Cecilia Acklin, December 7. Dec 29,  · Intriguing discoveries are made all the time in the National Archives.

This tintype of a woman and child doesn’t look like the typical federal record, let alone one associated with military records. But it was found in one of the million Civil War Widows Certificate Approved Pension Case Files.

Sincea team of.Oct 13,  · Lyddie decides to challenge both law and custom for control of her destiny, but she soon discovers the price of her bold "war" for personal freedom to be heartbreakingly dear. Includes the fascinating "story behind the story" of The Widow's War, a map of colonial Brewster, and a driving tour of the village of Satucket.[25] For the post-war experience of Civil War widows, especially the pension system, see: Amy E.

Holmes, “‘Such is the Price We Pay’: American Widows and the Civil War Pension System,” in Toward a Social History of the American Civil War: Exploratory Essays, ed. Maris A. Vinovskis (New York: Cambridge University Press, ); Megan J.