The Perilous Road (Paperback)

By William O. Steele, Jean Fritz (Introduction by)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152052041, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/15/1990)
Compact Disc (4/1/2005)
Prebound (9/1/2004)
Hardcover (9/1/2004)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (4/1/2008)

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The heartbreaking, bitter view of the Civil War as experienced by Chris Brabson, whose brother is fighting for the "wrong" side.

About the Author

WILLIAM O. STEELE (1917-1979) published thirty-nine books over his long career, many of them award winners. A native of Franklin, Tennessee, he set many of his historical adventures in the hills and valleys where he grew up.

Praise For The Perilous Road

"This is one of Mr. Steele's best books, an engrossing, realistic story of a Tennessee mountain boy who, during the Civil War, comes to realize that war is terrible no matter where
one's sympathies lie."--Publishers Weekly