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My America: After The Rain, Virginia's Civil War Diary, Book Two (edition 2002)
by Mary Pope Osborne (Author)
After the Rain: Virginia’s Civil War Diary, Book Two by Mary Pope Osborne
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439369045, Mass Market Paperback)
Part of the My America relaunch, in Ms. Osborne's sequel to My Brother's Keeper, Ginny moves to Washington, D.C. where she must face changing times, marked by the assassination of President Lincoln.
In the final months of the Civil War, Virginia nad her family move to Washington, D.C. where the cold winter brings uncertainty and hardship. Virginia takes a job as a servant in a wealthy home to help her family. But, just as things start to improve as her father gets a job, and the war finally comes to an end, the tragic assassination of Ginny's beloved President Lincoln occurs. In this, her second diary chronicling the Civil War, Ginny learns that life is constantly changing. Indeed, even as Lincoln dies, her nephew is born. Throughout, Ginny faces life with hope and courage.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:14:00 -0400)
In her diary, a ten-year-old girl writes about her family's experiences living in Washington, D.C., in 1864-65, during which time the Civil War comes to an end and President Lincoln is assassinated. Includes historical notes.
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