Land of the Brave and the Free/Grayfox Author:Michael Phillips Land of the Brave and the Free: In this new novel, Corrie Belle Hollister awakens from unconsciousness not knowing where she is, or why she was shot and left for dead, or even who she is! Fortunately, she finds herself in the care of a godly paster. Christopher Braxton, who helps her recover as well as break through the amnesia. Corrie and Ch... more »ristopher find themselves at similar crossroads, both seeking but neither knowing what they are to do next with their lives.
Corrie's path leads back to her involvement in the Union cause, to Lincoln's inauguration and speech, and finally to Lincoln's assassination. A stunned Corrie Belle Hollister watches the funeral procession, and as the nation mourns, she is gripped with reflections and the painful process of coming to terms with the past, the future, her writing, who she is. But underlying it all--where does she belong?
Corrie is free, the country is free, but where is home?
Grayfox: This novel represents the previously untold story of Zack Hollister, Corrie's younger brother, and his journey to manhood. Readers will recall the tearful reunion of Zack and Pa Hollister in Sea to Shining Sea after Zack had been away for a year riding with the Pony Express. Readers will also recall the mystery referred to during that reunion relating to how Zack was given the name "Grayfox" by the Paiute Indians and the meaning the name held.
Corrie knew that Zack's story was deeply personal and that it would take some time before he could tell all of it. That time has finally come. You will discover how Zack meets the mountain man Hawk Trumball, and how with Hawk's help Zack "finds himself," discovering what being a man is all about.« less