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The Alabama Rebel: A Novel of Courage Amid Conflict

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This historically based novel is a window into Alabama both before, during and after the Civil War. River Hunter is the son of a Cherokee mother and a Scotch-Irish father who has a unique perspective on a society that undergoes a radical shift forced on it by the War. River's father is presumed dead after disappearing on a trapping trip into the mountains of the Carolinas, ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published October 2nd 2012 by Signalman Publishing
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Scatty The Shadow Warrior
Jan 22, 2013 Scatty The Shadow Warrior rated it did not like it
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This book was anything but fascinating. I would like to say something nice about this book but I’m not sure that I can. I would like to thank JKS Communications for giving me a copy of this book and being so nice to work with. I’m sorry I didn’t enjoy this book.

The Writing: the writing style felt like it was a draft. It read as if it hadn’t been edited much at all. There was nothing special about it and often times the same phrase or idea was repeated throughout the book when it didn’t need to b
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Viviane Crystal
Feb 01, 2013 Viviane Crystal rated it really liked it
River Hunter is an unusual character, the son of a Scottish father and Cherokee mother who has been raised to live by Native American Indian or Cherokee morals and values. His father disappeared when River was a young boy but he knows he was a good man. His mother and sister live with a slave and her son who are treated as equals in their home, a most unusual state in this pre-Civil War times. River is mocked because he is proud of his Indian heritage and dresses in animal skins that he has sewn ...more
Patty
Feb 07, 2013 Patty rated it did not like it
I was so excited by the synopsis of this book. It was ripe with possibilities. Sadly, at least to me, it lived up to none of them. For the second time in my reviewing life I failed to finish a book. I make it a point to read the books I choose to review; I feel I owe it to the publicists. But I also feel that when I get a book that I simply CANNOT read I owe it to myself to stop. I write honest reviews. They are MY opinions and I try and explain why I don't like a book when I don't. With this ...more
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Dec 04, 2012
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