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Dawn's Early Light by Elswyth Thane
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Dec 20, 09

bookshelves: historicalfiction, re-read, williamsburg, revolutionary-war, 18th-century, series, thane
Recommended to CLM by: SLM
Recommended for: fans of historical fiction
Read in January, 1974, read count: 10

Young Julian Day arrives in Williamsburg from England in 1774 amid the hubbub of pre-Revolutionary War Virginia. Will the friends he makes there overcome his Tory inclinations? Can a shy schoolteacher make his place among the bold Patriots of the New World? What happens when he falls in love with the woman promised to his best friend?
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Kelly I think this might be my favorite of the Williamsburg novels.


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CLM By capitalizing Patriots, I realize I created an image of Julian hanging out with a bunch of football players instead of Patrick Henry and Francis Marion...


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Barb Constance, thanks for the rec!


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Bethany Got your recommendation--I have a feeling this has been floating somewhere in the "to read" pile for quite a long time. Maybe I'll tackle it for July 4th! Thanks for thinking of me.


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