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The last sister : a novel

Author: Courtney McKinney-Whitaker
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, [2014]
Series: Young palmetto books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1759, after a band of fellow settlers fakes a Cherokee raid to conceal the murder of her family, seventeen-year-old Catriona "Catie" Blair embarks on a journey across rural South Carolina and through Cherokee territory to report the crime and bring the murderers to justice, while desperately seeking to regain her own sense of safety.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Courtney McKinney-Whitaker
ISBN: 9781611174298 1611174295 9781611174304 1611174309
OCLC Number: 881280008
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Historical Fiction) 2015
Description: 218 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Young palmetto books.
Responsibility: Courtney McKinney-Whitaker.

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Set during the Anglo-Cherokee War (1758-61), The Last Sister, by Courtney McKinney-Whitaker, traces a young woman's journey through grief, vengeance, guilt, and love in the unpredictable world of the  Read more...

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"The events of the Anglo-Cherokee War in 1759-60 in South Carolina are brought vividly to modern readers in a meticulously researched tale. . . . Patient and sophisticated readers will find the story Read more...

 
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