Enemy Women Paulette Jiles

Enemy Women

Author: Paulette Jiles
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Book Title
Enemy Women
Author
Paulette Jiles
ISBN
9780061337635
From the Author of the National Book Award Finalist News of the World Good Morning America Book Club Pick 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 is caged with the criminal and deranged in a filthy women's prison.But young Adair finds that love can live even in a place of horror and despair. Her interrogator, a Union major, falls in love with her and vows to return for her when the fighting is over. Before he leaves for battle, he bestows upon her a precious gift: freedom.Now an escaped enemy woman, Adair must make her harrowing way south buoyed by a promise . . . seeking a home and a family that may be nothing more than a memory.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Paulette JilesPublisher: William Morrow & CompanyPublished: 04/10/2007ISBN: 9780061337635Pages: 321Weight: 0.59lbsSize: 8.02h x 5.37w x 0.84dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 66780 / Enemy WomenReading Level: 5.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 17

From the Author of the National Book Award Finalist News of the World

Good Morning America Book Club Pick

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 is caged with the criminal and deranged in a filthy women's prison.

But young Adair finds that love can live even in a place of horror and despair. Her interrogator, a Union major, falls in love with her and vows to return for her when the fighting is over. Before he leaves for battle, he bestows upon her a precious gift: freedom.

Now an escaped enemy woman, Adair must make her harrowing way south buoyed by a promise . . . seeking a home and a family that may be nothing more than a memory.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Paulette Jiles
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 04/10/2007
ISBN: 9780061337635
Pages: 321
Weight: 0.59lbs
Size: 8.02h x 5.37w x 0.84d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 66780 / Enemy Women
Reading Level: 5.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 17

From the Author of the National Book Award Finalist News of the World

Good Morning America Book Club Pick

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 is caged with the criminal and deranged in a filthy women's prison.

But young Adair finds that love can live even in a place of horror and despair. Her interrogator, a Union major, falls in love with her and vows to return for her when the fighting is over. Before he leaves for battle, he bestows upon her a precious gift: freedom.

Now an escaped enemy woman, Adair must make her harrowing way south buoyed by a promise . . . seeking a home and a family that may be nothing more than a memory.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Paulette Jiles
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 04/10/2007
ISBN: 9780061337635
Pages: 321
Weight: 0.59lbs
Size: 8.02h x 5.37w x 0.84d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 66780 / Enemy Women
Reading Level: 5.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 17