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Savannah, or, A gift for Mr. Lincoln a novel by John Jakes

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Published by Signet in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Generals,
  • Girls,
  • Fiction,
  • Sherman"s March to the Sea,
  • American Civil War (1861-1865) fast (OCoLC)fst01351658,
  • Sherman"s March to the Sea (1864) fast (OCoLC)fst01801852,
  • History

Book details:

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As Sherman"s army marches across Georgia in 1864, the Lester ladies of Savannah struggle to save their family"s rice plantation.

Edition Notes

Other titlesSavannah, Gift for Mr. Lincoln
StatementJohn Jakes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.A37 S38*
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 321 pages :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26330191M
ISBN 100451215702
ISBN 109780451215703
OCLC/WorldCa61435205

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Books Set in Savannah Any fiction book that is set in Savannah, Georgia. Savannah, or A Gift for Mr. Lincoln by. John Jakes. avg rating — 1, ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details * or Cancel. About Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln. Georgia Sherman’s army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie-struggle to save the family rice plantation. A review with a blue-tinted title indicates a book of unusual commercial interest that hasn't received a starred review. SAVANNAH: Or, A Gift for Mr. Lincoln John Jakes. Dutton, $ (p. Get this from a library! Savannah, or, A gift for Mr. Lincoln. [John Jakes] -- As Sherman's army marches from Atlanta to the sea in , the city of Savannah lies directly in its path, threatening the livelihood of widow Sara Lester and her twelve-year-old daughter Hattie, who.

The city's defenders have either run away or been slaughtered, leaving its doomed residents to the mercy of the foreign soldiers. No, it's not the latest fantasy epic, it's John Jakes' new Civil War novel Savannah: Or, a Gift for Mr. Lincoln. Jakes, a prolific historical novelist who has been called "America's history teacher," now takes. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Savannah A Novel: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(1). When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas gift," Hattie and the feared general find themselves on a collision course that will astonish both of them. In this rousing new tale, "the godfather of the historical novel" (Los Angeles Times) tells a story of battlefield danger, wartime romance, and indomitable courage. Sep 06,  · Georgia Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie-struggle to save the family rice plantation. When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas gift," Hattie and the feared general find themselves on a.