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By Laird Hunt

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Inaugural winner of the Grand Prix de l. a. Littérature Américaine

She calls herself Ash, yet that isn't her actual identify. She is a farmer's devoted spouse, yet she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier within the Civil conflict. NEVERHOME tells the harrowing tale of Ash Thompson in the course of the conflict for the South. via bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she turns into a hero, a folks legend, a madwoman and a traitor to the yank cause.

Laird Hunt's striking new novel throws a gentle at the adventurous ladies who selected to struggle rather than remain in the back of. it's also a secret tale: why did Ash depart and her husband remain? Why can she no longer go back? what is going to she need to struggle through to make it again home?

In lovely prose, Hunt's rebellious younger heroine fights her manner via heritage, and again domestic to her husband, and at last into our hearts.

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