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Savannah or A Gift For Mr Lincoln
Savannah or A Gift For Mr Lincoln
Author: John Jakes
Georgia, 1864: Sherman’s army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies—attractive widowed Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie—struggle to save the family rice plantation. When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780525948032
ISBN-10: 0525948031
Publication Date: 10/21/2004
Pages: 288
Rating:
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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3.2 stars, based on 34 ratings
Publisher: Dutton Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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reviewed Savannah or A Gift For Mr Lincoln on + 95 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Masterly....Jake's careful manipulation of history and his knack for creating wacky, wicked characters are sure to lure readers...
A tapestry of betrayal, revenge and murder....Fans of Jake's earlier hits should find plenty of drama and antebellum in this lusty epic...
reviewed Savannah or A Gift For Mr Lincoln on + 5 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This was a fun book, but not completely believable to me.
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Helpful Score: 1
I really enjoyed this book. I learned a lot about the Union's methods during the Civil War. I visited Savannah shortly after I finished this book and talked to one of the vendors at the state park. Apparently, the real reason that Sherman didn't burn Savannah was because he held a significant interest in Savannah cotton. Politicians never change.

Donna V.
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Helpful Score: 1
Very simplistic view of the March to the sea but would be appropriate for early teens and tweens.
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John Jakes writes a great book, and this is a good account of Savannah in the Civil war
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reviewed Savannah or A Gift For Mr Lincoln on + 60 more book reviews
good read about the Civil War era. It's Christmas time in Savannah, the city has fallen to General Sherman and a widow and her daughter struggle to save their family's rice plantation.
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Excellent Civil War historical fiction


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