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Savannah {or} a Gift for Mr. Lincoln - Abridged
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Savannah {or} a Gift for Mr. Lincoln - Abridged

By John Jakes
Narrated by Dylan Baker / 6 hours 16 minutes

The author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers sets his sights on the jewel of the South-Savannah-and brings it to life in his inimitable style.
Georgia, 1864: Sherman's army marches from Atlanta to the sea. In its path, the charming old city of Savannah where the Lester ladies -- attractive widowed Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie -- struggle to save the family rice plantation. When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas gift," Hattie and the feared general find themselves on a collision course that will astonish both of them.
In this rousing new tale, "the godfather of the historical novel" -- (Los Angeles Times) -- tells a story of battlefield danger, wartime romance, and indomitable courage. The rich cast of characters includes a corrupt judge; a fast-talking, piano-playing reporter from New York; a pair of thwarted young lovers; a raffish Indiana cavalryman; a valiant former slave; and a whole bagful of rascals, rebels, and real soldiers who marched with Sherman.
Together they bring to life an almost-forgotten moment in the Civil War -- a season of simmering hostilities, rising hopes, and empty stockings -- perhaps the most strife-torn yet heartwarming Christmas in all of American history.

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Author
Narrator Dylan Baker
ISBN 9780743561679
Length 6 hours 16 minutes
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication date
Edition Abridged
Genres Fiction & Literature
Libro.fm rank #185,789 Overall
Genre rank #67,740 in Fiction & Literature