HomeGroupsTalkMoreZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

The Perilous Road

by William O. Steele

Other authors: Jean Fritz (Introduction), Paul Galdone (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
721823,068 (3.42)4
Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confederates, only to learn that his brother is probably part of that troop.… (more)

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 4 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 8 (next | show all)
00003280
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
00003279
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
This story is set during the civil war period.It shows us the perspective of the young boy chris .The story starts with him hating the Yankees and then change in his perspective.And the end, he realizes that they are not very bad people. It has few twists and is a quick and light read. ( )
  manogna_thumukunta | Jun 5, 2020 |
Well written historical fiction by a great author. Follows a young boy in Tennessee through 2-3 days during the Civil War, and during his own crisis of conviction.
  wunderlong88 | Sep 12, 2017 |
Follows a young boy in Tennessee through 2-3 days during the Civil War, and during his own crisis of conviction. Nicely written; this one would be an excellent middle grade read under the 'conflicts are not all black-and-white' type umbrella. ( )
  electrascaife | Sep 2, 2016 |
Showing 1-5 of 8 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
William O. Steeleprimary authorall editionscalculated
Fritz, JeanIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Galdone, PaulIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confederates, only to learn that his brother is probably part of that troop.

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Fourteen-year-old Chris, bitterly hating the Yankees for invading his Tennessee mountain home, learns a difficult lesson about the waste of war and the meaning of tolerance and courage when he reports the approach of a Yankee supply troop to the Confederates, only to learn that his brother is probably part of that troop.

Available online at The Internet Archive:
https://archive.org/search.php?query=t...
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.42)
0.5
1
1.5
2 2
2.5
3 6
3.5 2
4 9
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 154,485,014 books! | Top bar: Always visible