Trouble signing in? | The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. All this is expertly paced, unfurling before the book is half finished; a reader can guess what is coming. Etchevery, called ``Cornflower'' because of his youth, was one of five soldiers condemned … Alice spends long days in terrible weather on horseback, but she finally feels happy in her new life in Kentucky, even as her marriage to Bennett is failing. Compare book prices from over 100,000 booksellers.
They may have different backgrounds, but their commitment to helping the people of Baileyville brings them together. Sebastien Japrisot Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. As her researches gather more urgency, however, the years pass, survivors of the war die, memories fade, and documents disappear—leaving a trail utterly cold except for the puzzlingly contradictory stories related by the soldiers' families. She’s just about to resign herself to a life of boredom when an opportunity presents itself in the form of a traveling horseback library—an initiative from Eleanor Roosevelt meant to counteract the devastating effects of the Depression by focusing on literacy and learning. She writes about Kentucky with lush descriptions of the landscape and tender respect for the townspeople, most of whom are poor, uneducated, and grateful for the chance to learn.