Run Me a River Janice Holt Giles

ISBN: 9780813122991

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360 pages


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Run Me a River  by  Janice Holt Giles

Run Me a River by Janice Holt Giles
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The rich history of river life in Kentucky permeates Janice Holt Giless novel Run Me a River. Set in 1861, at the beginning of Kentuckys reluctant entry into the Civil War, the novel tells the story of a five-day adventure on the Green River.MoreThe rich history of river life in Kentucky permeates Janice Holt Giless novel Run Me a River. Set in 1861, at the beginning of Kentuckys reluctant entry into the Civil War, the novel tells the story of a five-day adventure on the Green River.

Aboard the Rambler, a ramshackle steamboat, Captain Bohannon Cartwright and his crew journey 184 miles and pick up two extra passengers along the way. The boatmenrescue Sir Henry Cole, a former Shakespearean actor, and his granddaughter Phoebe from their skiff when it overruns in a squall. As romance blossoms between Phoebe and Captain Bo, a conflict escalates between Confederate and Union forces fighting for control of the river.Janice Holt Giles (1905-1979), author of nineteen books, lived and wrote near Knifley, Kentucky, for thirty-four years.

Her biography is told in Janice Holt Giles: A Writers Life.



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