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Follow the River by James Alexander Thom
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Nov 16, 2011

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Read on November 16, 2011

Was pleasantly surprised this book was really good and was based off a real event in history. A family settled near the Blue Ridge Mountains is attacked by indians. The wife and sister-in-law of one of the settlers is kidnapped and it tells about how she is separated from her children and sister-in-law and begins the journey back to her husband. Starvation is the main thing she faces along with the old Dutch woman she escaped with trying to eat her. I have nevr heard of this author before but he painted a realistic picture of life on the frontier.

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