1812: The Rivers of War (Trail of Glory, Book 1) by Eric Flint

By Eric Flint

Eric Flint’s acclaimed 1634: The Galileo Affair was once a countrywide bestseller from probably the most talked-about voices in his box. Now, during this outstanding new exchange historical past, Flint starts a dramatic saga of the North American continent at a dire turning aspect, forging its identification and its destiny within the face of rebel from inside of, and assault from with out.

In the battle of 1812, U.S. troops are struggling with the British at the Canadian border, whilst a fierce struggle is being waged opposed to the Creek fans of the Indian chief Tecumseh and his brother, often called The Prophet. In Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte’s warfare has turn into a wasting proposition, and the British are just months clear of unleashing a daunting attack on Washington itself. Fateful offerings are being made within the corridors of energy and at the American frontier. As Andrew Jackson, sponsored through Cherokee warriors, leads a fierce assault at the Creek tribes, his younger republic will quickly want each citizen soldier it will probably find.

What if–at this severe moment–bonds have been cast among males of other races and tribes? What if the Cherokee clans have been capable of muster an built-in entrance, and the U.S. executive confronted a united Indian kingdom reinforced by way of escaping slaves, freed males of colour, or even influential white allies?

Through the awesome adventures of fellows who have been relatively there–men of combined race, combined feelings, and a unique purpose–The Rivers of struggle incorporates us during this new path, brilliantly remodeling a rare bankruptcy of yank history.

With a solid of unforgettable characters–from James Monroe and James Madison to Sam Houston, Francis Scott Key, and Cherokee chiefs John Ross and significant Ridge–The Rivers of battle travels from the conflict of Horseshoe Bend to the conflict of recent Orleans, and brings each explosive second to lifestyles. With beautiful awareness to aspect, a unprecedented snatch of historical past, and a storyteller’s present for the dramatic, Flint grants a daring, thought-provoking epic of enemies and allies, traitors and revolutionaries, and illuminates who we're as a state, how we came, and the way heritage itself is made–and remade.

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Your cousin's family is committed to the regime? "She was when we saw her. She did not make a success with us becouldn't see cause she thought Italy ought to have Nice and Savoy. We that such an issue cidedly bad was worth fighting about, but we considered it de- what fools we were in those the dictators were generous men, plan- taste. It is painful to realize days, Lanny. " "You must keep that in mind when you think about Chariot. Both you and your father taught him to believe in the New Order, as you called it.

This oasis in a desert land had been made into an airport for American bombers, which now flew the Atlantic without a stop. Lanny had been here just after the Casablanca Conference, and had spent a night in a sumptuous villa along with Roosevelt and Churchill. Now he was to have a night in the town, and he was pleased, because his mother and stepfather were at the Hotel Mamounia. stitches being fences of piled-up stones. II Beauty Budd had never thought that she could face the ordeal of having her sixtieth birthday.

A very elegant lady, but not very happy, aristocracy must be in a bad way by now; as I believe. " "Your cousin's family is committed to the regime? "She was when we saw her. She did not make a success with us becouldn't see cause she thought Italy ought to have Nice and Savoy. We that such an issue cidedly bad was worth fighting about, but we considered it de- what fools we were in those the dictators were generous men, plan- taste. It is painful to realize days, Lanny. " "You must keep that in mind when you think about Chariot.

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