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The Resource Death on the river, John Wilson

Death on the river, John Wilson

Label
Death on the river
Title
Death on the river
Statement of responsibility
John Wilson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Jake Clay joins the Union Army in the spring of 1864. His dreams of glory vanish, when he is wounded and taken prisoner in his first battle at Cold Harbor, Virginia, and confined to the Confederate prison camp at Andersonville, where 30,000 soldiers face violence, disease and starvation. Frightened and disillusioned, Jake takes up with Billy Sharp, an unscrupulous opportunist who shows him how to survive, no matter what the cost. By the war's end Jake's sleep is haunted by the ghosts of those who have died so he could live. When the camp is liberated, Jake and Billy head north on a Mississippi riverboat. Unknown to Jake, the fateful journey up river will come closer to killing him than Andersonville did, but it will also provide him with his one chance at redemption
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Death on the river, John Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Extent
193 p. 22 cm.
Isbn
9781554692576
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009928872
System control number
ocn364977699
Label
Death on the river, John Wilson
Publication
Extent
193 p. 22 cm.
Isbn
9781554692576
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009928872
System control number
ocn364977699

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