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Weary of Running

(The Tenafly Road #2)

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When West Point Military Academy opens its doors to black candidate Milford Streeter in 1884, Cadet Buck Crenshaw’s moral ambivalence is tested. Will Buck keep his place in the yearling pecking order or throw it away on a stand for Streeter?

After Cadet Streeter sacrifices Buck’s reputation to safeguard his own, Buck escapes to his sister Thankful at Fort Grant, Arizona an
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Paperback, 326 pages
Published May 27th 2015 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Jun 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The second installment in The Tenafly Road Series definitely did not disappoint. With the introduction of new characters and the return of familiar ones, Weary of Running made for an exciting read. The protagonist, Thankful, is the real highlight of the novel. She consistently makes very poor decisions but in the end, you can understand why she has made every last one of them. The story ranges from love and romance to questions of faith and morality. It does all this without being preachy and ex ...more
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Farce with a Point

Hard to imagine a more dysfunctional family maintaining illusions of self- respectability! Brilliant character development via conversation. An engaging read.
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Weary

An interesting addition to the Tenafly Road series. I really liked the first book and this one did not disappoint as a follow up!
Sebastian Hennessy
Apr 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Weary of Running is a standalone triumph, unique and independent from its chronological predecessor, The House on Tenafly Road. Buck is a magnificent character that I honestly consider family at this point. Buck is without a doubt the moral compass and primary source of entertainment throughout the work, and truly embodies the complicated nature of not only that particular time in history, but the grayness that is society and the human condition at large. Thrust into a role of authority over the ...more
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Adrienne Morris is the author of The House on Tenafly Road (selected as an Editors’ Choice Book by The Historical Novel Society) and The Tenafly Road Series, the continuing 19th century saga about the Weldon and Crenshaw families of Gilded Age Englewood, New Jersey.

Other books in the series

The Tenafly Road (6 books)
  • The House on Tenafly Road (The Tenafly Road #1)
  • The Dew That Goes Early Away (The Tenafly Road #3)
  • Forget Me Not (The Tenafly Road #4)
  • The One My Heart Loves (The Tenafly Road #5)
  • The Grand Union (The Tenafly Road #6)

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