The Perilous Road

The Perilous Road


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A 1959 Newbery Honor Book

The heartbreaking, bitter view of the Civil War as experienced by Chris Brabson, whose brother is fighting for the "wrong" side.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152052041
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 09/01/2004
Series: Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic Series
Edition description: 1-Simul
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 394,031
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

WILLIAM O. STEELE (1917-1979) published thirty-nine books over his long career, many of them award winners. A native of Franklin, Tennessee, he set many of his historical adventures in the hills and valleys where he grew up.

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From the Publisher

"This is one of Mr. Steele's best books, an engrossing, realistic story of a Tennessee mountain boy who, during the Civil War, comes to realize that war is terrible no matter where one's sympathies lie."—Publishers Weekly

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