Cold Rock River

Cold Rock River

Book - 2006
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With the Vietnam War cranking up, pregnant 17 year old Adie Jenkins discovers the diary of pregnant 17 year old Tempe Jordan, a slave girl, begun as the Civil War was winding down. Adie is haunted by the memory of her dead sister; Tempe is overcome with grief over the sale of her three children sired by her master.
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Cumberland House, 2006
ISBN: 9781581825701
1581825706
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 314 p. ; 24 cm

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Jenkskitten
Apr 24, 2018

Miles has an interesting writing technique in this book. She tells you ahead of time of a pending disaster. Then proceeds to tell the background before it happens. The style is unique to me and I will have to read her other book to see if it is an ongoing style. The story is about the lives of Adie and Willie Mae and how they handled what life threw at them even though they both are from different eras. Miles makes Adie and Willie Mae so life like that the reader can almost believe they really existed. Easy reading, hard to stop once you start. Lots of ups and downs, heartbreaking experiences, plus dark secrets that affected their lives.

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cline47
Dec 30, 2014

Rural Georgia during Vietnam War era. Character is given a Civil War diary of a young girl during the war. Very Interesting.

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