One Was Annie
by Lora K. Reiter
“This is a wonderfully well-written book, filled with compassion for the people who inhabit its pages—people who could be us. Reiter keeps it plain as she tells the story of a mismatched couple: a pretty fifteen-year-old girl married to a tortured Civil War veteran. But the book becomes spiritually exalting and heart-wrenching as Annie, one of thousands of pioneer women, struggles to raise her children and create her own identity apart from the men who love her and the terrible hardships she endures. Then there’s that crow…”--Dex Westrum, Author of Thomas McGuane and Elegy for a Golf Pro.
“I love this book.”--Sarah Ngoh
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