The Spectre of Death Rode the Land by Lois, Glass Webb

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Published by Llumina Press .

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  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • Missouri,
  • Underground movements,
  • United States

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12438277M
ISBN 101595263624
ISBN 109781595263629

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Lois Glass Webb's second novel, The Spectre of Death Rode the Land: A Southern Family Caught Up in the Union Invasion of Missouri,points out that living in a no-man's-land is not as foreign a concept as it first appears.

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In a non-fiction history this would be cause to criticize the work, yet as this is a fictional novel this slant of the perspective is actually one of this work's greatest strengths.

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