The Light

The Light

by Charles B. Shanks Jr.

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Overview

In the mountains of East Tennessee, a young man comes of age in the closing months of the Civil War. He struggles with his desire for materialism versus his desire for the blessings and comforts of home and hearth. Unusual circumstances compel him to join the Union army. When the war ends and he returns to his mountain home, everything has changed; and he struggles to find his way in a changed world.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015788303
Publisher: Xulon Press
Publication date: 11/21/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 716
File size: 940 KB

About the Author

Charles served in the United States Air Force where he developed a love of freedom and country, which is just as strong today as ever. He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a BSN in Nursing and Health Sciences. He worked for 30+ years in local emergency medical services. After retirement, he developed an increased interest in writing.


Growing up under the culture and influence of the strong-willed people living in the mountains of East Tennessee has been paramount in his current appreciation for family values and deep sense of patriotism.


Charles is currently active in many civic and volunteer agencies in the local area. He is also an active member of The Gideons International.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a work of fiction but the author uses such illistrations in the story that you would think you were there and watching the story unfold. I so enjoyed the story of Jubal and everything that he went through to find his way. I also enjoyed the way the author uses the scriptures and other people in Jubal's life to be the Christian witness that he needs. A great history lesson also, the author is very knowledgable of the Civil War. I believe that anyone who reads this book will enjoy and be blessed by it. Amanda Rose