The color of lightning
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New, York, New York : Harper Perennial, 2010.
ISBN
9780061690457, 0061690457
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Novels  1 available
NOVEL JILES

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349, 16 pages : map ; 21 cm
Language
English

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Supplementary content: About the author -- About the book -- Read on.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-349).
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In 1863, as the War Between the States creeps inevitably toward its bloody conclusion, former Kentucky slave Britt Johnson ventures west into unknown territory with this wife, Mary, and their three children, searching for a life and a future. But their dreams are abruptly shattered by a brutal Indian raid upon the Johnsons' settlement while Britt is away establishing a business. Returning to find his friends and neighbors slain or captured, his eldest son dead, his beloved and severely damaged Mary enslaved, and his remaining children absorbed into an alien society that will never relinquish its hold on them, the heartsick freedman vows not to rest until his family is whole again.--Page 4 of cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jiles, P. (2010). The color of lightning . Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jiles, Paulette, 1943-. 2010. The Color of Lightning. New, York, New York: Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jiles, Paulette, 1943-. The Color of Lightning New, York, New York: Harper Perennial, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jiles, Paulette. The Color of Lightning Harper Perennial, 2010.

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