Jacob's Blood

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Cedar Fort, Jun 1, 2000 - Fiction - 189 pages
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Jacobs Blood is a powerful look at the aftermath of the Civil War and its impact on families.

Four years ago, Jake Brady left his home to flight in the Civil War, leaving behind his wife and young son Ben. Born in the South, he fought for the North, forever sealing the hatred of his in-laws and the whole county -- almost. With the news that his father had died, Ben Brady is left behind to be raised by a single mother who cannot forgive the past. Desperately, he tries to learn all he can about his father from friend and neighbor Jay Thompson, the only person who cares to say anything good about him.

Without warning, Jake Brady, gunshot and bleeding to death, rides up to their home and collapses. His return sets into motion events that will change the lives of Ben Brady and his family forever.

Through the person tragedy and triumph in the weeks to come Ben Brady and his mother, Lizzie, realize the love, honor and loyalty have a price. Torn between the blind hatred of his grandfather and the loyalty to his family name, Ben must decide where he stands and risk losing his life to defend that choice.

In Jacobs Blood, you
-- understand the impact of the civil war on families
-- learn how a family may have reconciled
-- enjoy entertainment at its best
-- appreciate the issues of the Civil War
-- understand the price of loyalty, love and honor.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
12
Section 4
19
Section 5
25
Section 6
33
Section 7
39
Section 8
50
Section 13
91
Section 14
100
Section 15
108
Section 16
117
Section 17
135
Section 18
142
Section 19
150
Section 20
157

Section 9
59
Section 10
67
Section 11
75
Section 12
84
Section 21
164
Section 22
172
Section 23
177
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