Seemed true to the thoughts of the revolutionary war
The story held my attention well, although a little slow at times, it reflects what I would imagine the pace of life at those times. The inner streng..Show More »th of the main characters and the close human bonds that they developed were inspiring and an indication of how the harsh living conditions were tolerated.
I was disappointed that the author chose to include so much profanity and foul language in this follow-up book. She did not do so in the first "Midwif..Show More »e" book so I don't understand why the choice to use it in this one. It is so easy to use statements such as "he spat out a stream of profanity", or "he cussed a blue streak" rather than to actually expose the reader to the profanity and foul language. Otherwise I really enjoyed the book and it's historical accuracy.