The Hornet's Nest

The Hornet's Nest

A Novel of the Revolutionary War

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
A debut novel by the Nobel laureate and best-selling author of An Hour Before Daylight offers a richly textured study of the American South during the Revolutionary War, chronicling the story of Ethan Pratt, his wife Epsey, and their neighbors, Kindred and Mavis Morris, as they become caught up in the conflict and the growing problems confronting local Indian tribes. 300,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
At the heart of the story is Ethan Pratt, who in 1766 moves with his wife, Epsey, from Philadelphia to North Carolina and then to Georgia in 1771, in the company of Quakers. On their homesteads in Georgia, Ethan and his wife form a friendship with neighbors Kindred Morris and his wife, Mavis. Through Kindred and his young Indian friend Newota, Ethan learns about the frontier and the Native American tribes who are being continually pressed farther inland by settlers. As the eight-year war develops, Ethan and Kindred find themselves in life-and-death combat with opposing forces.

Baker
& Taylor

A novel of the American South during the Revolutionary War follows Ethan Pratt, his wife Epsey, and their neighbors, Kindred and Mavis Morris, as they become caught up in the conflict and the problems confronting local Indian tribes.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003
ISBN: 9780743255424
0743255429
Characteristics: xiv, 465 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm

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