This sequel to Donald McCaig's award-winning Civil War novel Jacob's Ladder delivers a gripping saga of Reconstruction America from Lee's 1865 surrender at Appomattox to Custer's 1876 massacre at Little Big Horn. McCaig follows the changing fortunes of a diverse ensemble of characters, including Edward, a wartime top sergeant for the 38th Regiment, US Colored Troops. Travelling west as a scout, trail cook, cattle driver, and sharpshooter, he marries a Santee Indian.
©2007 Donald McCaig; (P)2008 Recorded Books
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