Cast Two Shadows: The American Revolution in the South
Caroline Whitaker's father is in prison for refusing to pledge allegiance to the king; her brother, Johnny, is away fighting for the Loyalists; and she is confined with her mother and sister to an upstairs chamber as British colonel Lord Francis Rawdon occupies their spacious plantation house. When Caroline learns that Johnny is injured, she sets out to fetch him. Her black grandmother, a slave on the plantation, accompanies her on her harrowing journey.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Mariesreads - LibraryThing
I started reading this one reluctantly. I didn't want to read a book set during a war. And it is true, this book is a really good comment on man's inhumanity to man. My first impression was that the ... Read full review
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Caroline Whitaker is fourteen-years-old, and is witnessing the American Revolution first hand. A British officer and army had commandeered her home. Her father (a Patriot) has been imprisoned, her ... Read full review