Mamaw is the story of a mother, of a woman whose heart has endured beyond breaking. She watched her husband hanged, rescued him herself, only to be defeated by the insanity that overtook him. Accused of being a Confederate spy during the Civil War, she was arrested and, with her two youngest children, thrown into prison. Her home was firebombed by Pinkerton agents--all, as her two eldest boys became the country's most wanted, despised, yet idolized men.
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Pretend it's not a western. Pretend it's historical fiction. Imagine this story takes place in Ireland or South Africa instead of western Missouri. A young woman marries a religious man who takes her ... Read full review