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The Photographer's Boy: A Novel

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  18 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A story of three American eras . . .

A teenage boy and his grandfather travel across America to attend that last great reunion of Civil War veterans at Gettysburg in 1938, where secrets and lies are revealed about the old man’s past. Perhaps he was not the hero his grandson thought, but he still has a valuable treasure to reveal, which will shed intriguing light on the w
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Kindle Edition, 300 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Open Road Media (first published January 1st 2014)
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Janet Stiegler
Mar 14, 2017 rated it liked it
Interesting story

Anyone interested in history and the Civil War would appreciate this book. Characters were well developed and descriptions of life in the 30's was interesting, but the repeated emphasis on how photos were taken then and the redundant telling about all the dead soldiers laying on the battlefields got to be a little boring in the first part of the book.
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Cyndi
Apr 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Fascinating.

I liked how this story was arranged. Going back and forth from the past to the present. Getting to know each of the characters from their viewpoint. This is a book that will be placed in my read again file.
Kathy Custer
Dec 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Old men photographers

If you like Civil War history, this is an interesting read. Good story lines going through. fun characters throughout the story.
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