John L. Raye’s 1864 and different Stories starts off with a glimpse of a few of the luminaries of the Civil struggle period. Harriet Beecher Stowe contemplates her most famed literary fulfillment. Henry David Thoreau plans out his essay on civil disobedience. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa mourns all who've misplaced their lives in warfare. Leo Tolstoy sees the beginnings of War and Peace.
The plot jumps from those well-known faces to the most characters in 1968. Jack Tuttle and Karen St. James are fresh highschool graduates facing significant ideological modifications. Their tale intersects with that of John and Eben Hunt, cousins battling within the Civil struggle. The 4 characters attach in unforeseen ways.
Author John L. Raye is an skilled Civil conflict historian. He combines his study of the 1860s along with his personal thoughts of the Sixties and the Vietnam warfare. In tying the 2 eras jointly, Raye creates a strong message approximately patriotism and cycles of conflict. those illuminated connections will supply readers anything new to give some thought to once they flip the final page.
In addition to 1864, Raye has incorporated numerous shorter tales that still emphasize demanding situations to id, loyalty, and faith.
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