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The second Mrs. Hockaday : a novel

Author: Susan Rivers
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The Civil War South comes to vivid life in this electrifying story of a woman's plight and a legacy of deceit that echoes for generations. When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband's three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living far from her family and completely unprepared to run a farm or raise a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Novels
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Rivers
ISBN: 9781616205812 1616205814 9781410497888 1410497887
OCLC Number: 968091073
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Responsibility: by Susan Rivers.

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Placidia, a mere teenager herself, completely unprepared to run a farm or raise a child, must endure the darkest days of the war on her own. By the time Major Hockaday returns two years later,  Read more...

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A January Indie Next PickA January LibraryReads Selection "Suspenseful and satisfying." People magazine "This page-turner, set in the Civil War South, is meticulously researched and beautifully Read more...

 
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