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Flashman and the War Between the States

by Barry Tighe

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 095630284X, Hardcover)

What was Flashman's role in the War between the American States? Much more than the Victorian 'hero' wanted, you may be sure. Shanghaied to California in late 1860, Flashy's genius for finding trouble (and ability to weasel right out again) asserts itself from the word go. Flashy finds himself caught up in the secret world of the Committee of Thirty and the Knights of the Golden Circle, evacuating Fort Fillmore with the Federals, then marching back in with the Confederates, joining in an audacious train raid (against his better judgment), fleeing across half a continent, and generally being pushed from Yankee pillar to Rebel post, before renewing his acquaintance with Abe Lincoln. And all Flashy has to protect him is his natural cowardice under fire, willingness to leave others in the lurch, and the luck of the wicked. Will it be enough?

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