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Enemy Women
Enemy Women
Author: Paulette Jiles
For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family's avowed neutrality. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to flee.The treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002005142
ISBN-10: 000200514X
Publication Date: 1/2002
Pages: 352
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  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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2.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: HarperFlamingo Canada
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 9
This drove me crazy. I cannot understand why authors need to use gimmicks in their writing. All dialogue blended in with narrative as the author didn't use quotation marks. I had to keep going back, or pausing to re-read. I read to maybe the 3rd chapter, and it was actually getting interesting, but the headache it gave me wasn't worth the struggle.
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Helpful Score: 7
gritty. i personally didn't like the writitng style, but the writing itself was superb.
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Helpful Score: 5
Even though I'm not a big history lover, I really enjoyed reading this book about women during the Civil War. Actual accounts of the war are at the begining of each chapter, and then Adair Colley's story continues. I had a difficult time putting this book down and hated to see it end.
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Helpful Score: 5
It was a little romance-y, but I still really enjoyed learning more about Missouri during the Civil War.
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Helpful Score: 3
Absolutely wonderful read. Ever so worth each moment spent with these pages. Story well written and very engageing.It is suspense and thrilling and sad and love. It will show you what you could do if you put your mind to something. This story is about survival and living during a dangerous time and making it. But never knowing if making it would ever happen till it finally did. This is a beautiful story.
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