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Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Haley Whitehall - Goodreads

I really enjoyed the movie, but the book did not live up to my expectations. James Alexander Thom can be applauded for his realistic tale and his brilliant research, but it was a struggle for me to ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Marianne - Goodreads

This work of fiction is based on the true life experience of Mary Draper Ingles back in 1755. She was kidnapped by Shawnee Indians in Virginia and taken hundreds of miles west up the Ohio River to be ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Charlotte - Goodreads

This is the second time this book has been selected for our book discussion group. I didn't like it the first time, and I didn't find it any better this second time except for the fact that this time ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Misha - Goodreads

Some stories about women shouldn't be written by men. But, despite the fact that the author glossed over Mary's reaction to leaving behind 3 children in Shawnee territory, which must have been the ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

This book was clearly written by a man, who is trying to sound like a woman. I think Thom fails miserably at getting inside a woman's head. The character is very admirable and full of remarkable courage, but this is a painful read. Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Meghan - Goodreads

I was very much looking forward to reading this book, and then when I finally got it from the library I was pretty disappointed. I expected an inspirational story of a colonist's escape from the ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Heidi - Goodreads

To be more honest, I skimmed parts of this book. I just couldn't get into it, but that's probably because I struggle with the idea of families being torn apart. I guess I just didn't feel up to ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Rosa - Goodreads

This book was highly recommended to me by a friend in my book club. I'm a little shocked that she loved it so much. I liked the first half of the book much more than the second half--which I felt like ... Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Cori - Goodreads

This story was almost more than I could handle!! One tragedy and trial after another!! Not my cuppa mocha java! Read full review

Review: Follow the River

User Review  - Taren - Goodreads

This book was ok. I liked the story, but it was graphic in places. Also, when the author wrote Mary Drapper Ingles thoughts he had them in proper common English, but when she was talking to other's she talked like a hick. Drove me nuts! Be consistant. Read full review


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