Savannah

Or a Gift For Mr. Lincoln

By John Jakes
(Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451215703, 336pp.)

Publication Date: September 6, 2005

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Description

Georgia 1864: Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie-struggle to save the family rice plantation. When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas gift," Hattie and the feared general find themselves on a collision course that will astonish both of them.




About the Author

John Jakes is the bestselling author of Charleston, the Kent Family Chronicles, the North and South trilogy, On Secret Service, California Gold, Homeland, and American Dreams. Descended from a soldier of the Virginia Continental Line who fought in the American Revolution, Jakes is one of today’s most distinguished authors of historical fiction.




Praise For Savannah

"A delightful Christmas story." —The Post and Courier
"Jakes makes the city, the war, and his characters come alive..." —Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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