The Hornet's Nest Author:Jimmy Carter The first work of fiction by a President of the United States - a sweeping novel of the American South and theh War of Independence. In this ambitious novel, Jimmy Carter brings to life the REvolutionary War as it was fought in the Deep South. This is a saga that will change the way we think about the conflict. He reminds us that much of the ... more »fight for independence took place in that region and that it was a struggle of terrible brutality, with neighbor turned against neighbor, the Indians' support sought by both sides, no quarter asked or given. The Hornet's Nest follos a cast of characters on both sides of this violent conflict - including some who are based on the author's ancestors.
With a moving love story, vivid action, and a war fought with increasing ferocity and stealth, The Hornet's Nest is historical fiction in the tradition of major classics such as The Last of the Mohicans.« less