A Blue And Gray Christmas - A Covington Holiday Novel
Joan Medlicott
Pocket (2009)
In Collection
Christmas Stories
Christmas Stories, Female Friendship, Female Friendship/ Fiction, North Carolina
Hardcover with Dustcover 9781416597353
USA  English
In this stunning holiday story, a cache of Civil War-era letters and diaries sweeps the ladies of Covington up into a dramatic and heartwarming historical saga that inspires them to plan an unforgettable Christmas for two families forever changed by war.When a rusty old tin box is unearthed at the Covington Homestead, longtime housemates Grace, Amelia, and Hannah discover that it contains letters and diaries written by two Civil War soldiers, one Union and one Confederate.The friends are captivated by the drama revealed. The soldiers were found dying on a nearby battlefi eld by an old woman. She nursed them back to health, hiding them from bounty hunters seeking deserters. At the end of the war the men chose to stay in Covington, caring for their rescuer as she grew frail. But while their lives were rich, they still felt homesick and guilty for never contacting the families they'd left behind.Christmas is coming, and the letters inspire Amelia with a generous impulse. What if she and her friends were to fi nd the two soldiers' descendants and invite them to Covington to meet? What better holiday gift could there be than the truth about these two heroic men and their dramatic shared fate? With little time left, the ladies spring into action to track down the men's families in Connecticut and the Carolinas, and to make preparations in Covington for their most memorable, most historic Christmas yet.
Product Details
LoC Classification PS3563.E246 .B57 2009
LoC Control Number 2009017033
Dewey 813.54
No. of Pages 336
Height x Width 7.1 x 5.3  inch
Original Country USA
Original Language English
Personal Details
Read It No
Location S-10
Current Value $5.00
Condition Very Good
Owner Hou
Image Notes
Book Weight (grams) 326
Inventory ID B-0402
Photo is actual scan of book.