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That bright land

Author: Terry Roberts
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Turner Publishing Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Set in the summer of 1866, a year after the Civil War has ended, That Bright Land is the story of Jacob Ballard, a former Union soldier and spy who's been sent south into the North Carolina mountains to find a serial killer who is carrying out his own private war in an isolated community. His journey also takes him home to the mountains where he was born; as he searches for the killer, he meets a war widow who helps  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Roberts
ISBN: 9781630269760 163026976X 9781630269753 1630269751
OCLC Number: 922909870
Description: 322 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Terry Roberts.

Abstract:

Set in the summer of 1866, a year after the Civil War has ended, That Bright Land is the story of Jacob Ballard, a former Union soldier and spy who's been sent south into the North Carolina mountains to find a serial killer who is carrying out his own private war in an isolated community. His journey also takes him home to the mountains where he was born; as he searches for the killer, he meets a war widow who helps him heal his own wounds and make peace with his past. Based on true events, That Bright Land paints a compelling picture of a violent and fragile nation in the wake of the Civil War.
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