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by Robert J. Mrazek

Free eBook Stonewall's Gold: A Novel of the Civil War download ISBN: 0312200242
Author: Robert J. Mrazek
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; 1st edition (December 15, 1998)
Language: English
Pages: 240
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
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Stonewall's Gold hits paydirt. A novel of suspense and intrigue woven into the fabric of Civil War history.

Stonewall's Gold hits paydirt. A simple tale almost magically rendered. A remarkable book that is a welcome addition to the huge, ever-growing body of Civil War literature.

Winner of the Civil War Society's Seal of Approval Winner of the Michael Shaara Award for Civil War Fiction Stonewall's Gold is an adventure story for readers of all ages in the classic tradition of Treasure Island and The Red Badge of Courage

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A Southern boy kills a man during the Civil War while defending his mother and finds in his pocket a map of buried gold

A Southern boy kills a man during the Civil War while defending his mother and finds in his pocket a map of buried gold. The novel follows his adventures to retrieve it, in the course of which he is captured by thieves and is rescued by an older girl.

A Novel of the Civil War. Robert J. Mrazek. St. Martin's Griffin. Winner of the Civil War Society's Seal of Approval Winner of the Michael Shaara Award for Civil War Fiction. Stonewall's Gold is an adventure story for readers of all ages in the classic tradition of Treasure Island and The Red Badge of Courage. Combining a fascinating and gripping narrative with a portrait of life in the Civil War-era South, it is also the moving story of a boy on the edge of manhood, taking on difficult challenges that force him to confront the world for the first time. The year of 1864 is a difficult time to be living in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.

Robert Mrazek is the author of four novels, including The Deadly Embrace (Viking), which won the . Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction from the American Library Association; Unholy Fire; and Stonewall’s Gold, winner of the Michael Shaara Prize for Best Civil War Novel of 1999. He is also the author of two works of nonfiction, To Kingdom Come (NAL Trade) and A Dawn Like Thunder (Little, Brown). The latter is the true story of Torpedo Squadron Eight at the battles of Midway and Guadalcanal.

Published December 15, 1998 by Thomas Dunne Books.

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Robert J. Mrazek is a navy veteran and former congressman from the North Shore of Long Island. While in Washington, he authored a number of pieces of landmark legislation. Since his retirement from Congress, Mrazek has served on the boards of several companies and charitable organizations, including ten years as chairman of the Washington- based Alaska Wilderness League.

Praise for Robert J. Mrazek and His Novels. Donald Miller, author of Masters of the Air: America’s Bombers Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany. The Washington Times. Robert K. Krick, author of Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain and Lee’s Colonels. A rattling good adventure story. James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of War on the Waters. Hugh Ambrose, New York Times bestselling author of The Pacific.

As the Civil War winds to its preordained but violent conclusion, a boy named Jamie Lockhart uncovers a dangerous and long-protected secret that changes his life and challenges his will to live. 20,000 first printing. Tour.
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Getaianne
This is a great little adventure story about the Civil War. The author obviously knows his history and just as obviously knows how to tell a good story.

I'm not sure why, but I picked up the book having a feeling I was not going to enjoy it much. By the end of the first chapter I was starting to change my mind and by the end of the second chapter I was hooked on it.

The story is about a young boy who gets his hands on a map, showing where a shipment of gold is hidden. The Civil War is coming to an end as he travels to find the treasure, finding quite a few interesting people along the way.

It's a fun story and gives the reader a pretty good idea about what life was like in that time and place.

I've got to go check to see if Mrazek has written any other books. This was his first novel, and I'm hoping he will write several more.
Aloo
I found the novel both intertaining and compelling, since the main character was a teen aged boy caught amid the horrors of war. The story was a bit compressed (perhaps from too much editing), but a good one. The villians were not fleshed out enough, but the follow up characters were first rate. Since I share the same last name as the main character of the band of Confederates, I was curious to find out about his background and fate. I think another one hundred pages would have made this little tale that much better. The setting was good, the details of the weather and terrain was colorful and realistic. Don't expect to read about massive columns of infantry assaulting a fortified ridgeline or rows of thundering artillery. Rather, it is a more personal journey written with a unique style. A good read on a chilly weekend with a good cigar and glass of Burgandy. Check it out.
Bil
I started reading this novel to compare it with mine, "Chase The Wild Pigeons." They both have teenagers as the main characters. This story is great. I don't want to say too much because I don't want to give anything away. It moves along nicely, and the relationship with the main characters is nice and believable. It takes place in the Shenandoah Valley--I've been there to research my own novel, so I could see it in my mind's eye.

If you want to read a Civil War novel where the war is the background, get this. It is well worth the time. Also, be sure you read the postscript.
Thomeena
Terrific story.
Nalmergas
One of the best Civil War novels I have ever read. Evocative of mood, time, and place in the Shenandoah Valley. He puts you there.
Maximilianishe
This would be a good book for young adult and teen readers, as it is a decent book. I was looking for much more "historical" fiction. It didn't deliver, not as much as I wanted anyway.
Gindian
Outstanding book about the Civil War that happens around my home. I can't believe this was written by a northerner(<;
A very interesting book, one that I am having my grandkids read. We must never forget what the people of that time did for our country, never! Very good!