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The perilous road

Author: William O Steele; Jean Fritz
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, 2004.
Series: An Odyssey/Harcourt Brace Young Classic
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Harcourt Young Classics edView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confederates, only to learn that his brother is probably part of that troop.
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
War stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William O Steele; Jean Fritz
ISBN: 0152052046 9780152052041 0152052038 9780152052034 1415544972 9781415544976
OCLC Number: 54844124
Notes: "An Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic."
Awards: Newbery Honor book, 1959
Description: 156 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: An Odyssey/Harcourt Brace Young Classic
Responsibility: William O. Steele ; with an introduction by Jean Fritz.
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