Prelude to Glory: The World Turned Upside Down [NOOK Book]

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In this sixth volume of his acclaimed Prelude to Glory series, author Ron Carter has crafted another compelling chapter in his depiction of the Revolutionary War. Readers will be interested to learn the fates of beloved fictional characters-Brigitte Dunson and her British captain Richard Buchanan, Eli Stroud and Mary Flint, and childhood sweethearts Matthew Dunson and Kathleen Thorpe. Through their stories and others, Carter brings to vivid life the legendary places, people, and battles that were part of ...
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Overview

In this sixth volume of his acclaimed Prelude to Glory series, author Ron Carter has crafted another compelling chapter in his depiction of the Revolutionary War. Readers will be interested to learn the fates of beloved fictional characters-Brigitte Dunson and her British captain Richard Buchanan, Eli Stroud and Mary Flint, and childhood sweethearts Matthew Dunson and Kathleen Thorpe. Through their stories and others, Carter brings to vivid life the legendary places, people, and battles that were part of America's quest for liberty and independence.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781606419182
  • Publisher: Deseret Book Company
  • Publication date: 2/6/2012
  • Series: Prelude to Glory
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 641,002
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2003

    Compelling Reading

    This is fascinating reading about true events in history. I had no idea until I read Ron Carters series that the Revolutionary War could hold my interest in a feverish vice. I learned about muskets, Pennsylvania Long Rifles, and canons, ships and their workings, the evolution of our government and so much more in a way all should learn it. I learned about the minds of Generals, Admirals, and found myself applying their thoughts to aspects of my own life. My emotions were deeply stirred from the dreadful conditions of the soldiers who fought hungry, half frozen, and dressed in rags for the priviledges we now enjoy. And they did it without pay. I wanted to run back in time through the pages of the book to feed those poor sickly men, and throw a blanket over their shoulders. Yet there were heartwarming and inspiring moments also. Being a little suspicious of accuracy in the first volume, I consistantly checked with the Library of Congress to see if the dates, characters and events were actual and they were. A wonderful way to become acquainted with the personalities of our forefathers, enter their tents and drop in on their war counsels.

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