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The hornet's nest : a novel of the Revolutionary War, Jimmy Carter

Label
The hornet's nest : a novel of the Revolutionary War
Title
The hornet's nest
Title remainder
a novel of the Revolutionary War
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy Carter
Title variation
hornets nest
Title variation remainder
a novel of the Revolutionary War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel of the American South during the Revolutionary War follows Ethan Pratt, his wife Epsey, and their neighbors, Kindred and Mavis Morris, as they become caught up in the conflict and the problems confronting local Indian tribes.
Summary
In 1766 Ethan Pratt and his wife move from Philadelphia to North Carolina and then to Georgia. There they form friendships with their neighbors Kindred Morris and his wife. Through Kindred and his Indian friend, Ethan learns about the frontier and the Native American tribes who are continually being pressed further inland by settlers. As the Revolutionary War develops, Ethan and Kindred find themselves embroiled in a life-and-death struggle with opposing forces
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120825
Cataloging source
VWM
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A78144
LC item number
H67 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of the Revolutionary War
Label
The hornet's nest : a novel of the Revolutionary War, Jimmy Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Reading group guide inside"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Principal Characters -- 1763-1773 -- The Philadelphia Cordwainers -- Sons of Liberty in Norfolk -- A Corrupt Royal Government -- The Regulators -- The Regulator Revolt -- Quakers Move to Georgia -- The Battle at Alamance -- Trial and Execution -- The Pratts Move to Georgia -- Life on the Frontier -- The Pratts and the Morrises -- The Neighboring Indians -- William Bartram Visits Georgia -- 1774-1777 -- Stirrings of a Conflict -- A Special Colony -- Massacre of the Indians -- Clarke Organizes a Militia -- Peace in Georgia, Fighting in the North -- The Georgia Navy Strikes -- Does God Approve Revolution? -- Thomas Brown, British Spy -- Tar and Feathers -- A Rebirth at St. Augustine -- The Florida Rangers -- "Common Sense" -- Georgians Expel the British Governor -- The Struggle for Indian Allegiance -- Florida Rangers Versus Georgia Militia -- Georgia Remains Independent -- A Deadly Duel -- 1778-1785 -- The British Southern Strategy -- Last Invasion of Florida -- Quash Dolly, Slave Woman -- The British Take Savannah -- The Hornet's Nest -- "Take No Prisoners!" -- Ethan Pratt Goes to War -- The British Take Georgia -- The Americans and d'Estaing Attack Savannah -- New York to Savannah -- Brown Returns to Augusta -- The Fall of Charles Town -- Cornwallis Triumphant -- Georgia Militia to Carolina -- Attack on Augusta -- Four Hundred to the Watauga Valley -- The Over Mountain Men -- Ethan at King's Mountain -- General Nathanael Greene -- Georgians Turn to Combat at Home -- A Victory at Augusta -- Ethan and Mavis -- Cornwallis Moves North -- Mavis Goes North -- Georgia Finally Secured -- Ethan Returns to Augusta
Control code
2439909
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon and Schuster pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 465 pages
Isbn
9780743255448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56916701
  • (OCoLC)56916701
Label
The hornet's nest : a novel of the Revolutionary War, Jimmy Carter
Publication
Note
"Reading group guide inside"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Principal Characters -- 1763-1773 -- The Philadelphia Cordwainers -- Sons of Liberty in Norfolk -- A Corrupt Royal Government -- The Regulators -- The Regulator Revolt -- Quakers Move to Georgia -- The Battle at Alamance -- Trial and Execution -- The Pratts Move to Georgia -- Life on the Frontier -- The Pratts and the Morrises -- The Neighboring Indians -- William Bartram Visits Georgia -- 1774-1777 -- Stirrings of a Conflict -- A Special Colony -- Massacre of the Indians -- Clarke Organizes a Militia -- Peace in Georgia, Fighting in the North -- The Georgia Navy Strikes -- Does God Approve Revolution? -- Thomas Brown, British Spy -- Tar and Feathers -- A Rebirth at St. Augustine -- The Florida Rangers -- "Common Sense" -- Georgians Expel the British Governor -- The Struggle for Indian Allegiance -- Florida Rangers Versus Georgia Militia -- Georgia Remains Independent -- A Deadly Duel -- 1778-1785 -- The British Southern Strategy -- Last Invasion of Florida -- Quash Dolly, Slave Woman -- The British Take Savannah -- The Hornet's Nest -- "Take No Prisoners!" -- Ethan Pratt Goes to War -- The British Take Georgia -- The Americans and d'Estaing Attack Savannah -- New York to Savannah -- Brown Returns to Augusta -- The Fall of Charles Town -- Cornwallis Triumphant -- Georgia Militia to Carolina -- Attack on Augusta -- Four Hundred to the Watauga Valley -- The Over Mountain Men -- Ethan at King's Mountain -- General Nathanael Greene -- Georgians Turn to Combat at Home -- A Victory at Augusta -- Ethan and Mavis -- Cornwallis Moves North -- Mavis Goes North -- Georgia Finally Secured -- Ethan Returns to Augusta
Control code
2439909
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon and Schuster pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 465 pages
Isbn
9780743255448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56916701
  • (OCoLC)56916701

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