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Confronted with the decisions of leaving his family cotton farm in 1864 Virginia, seventeen-year-old Billy Jack Cantrell finds himself engulfed not only in the inherent conflicts of finding purpose in his own life, but on the eve of Civil War must struggle with feelings of falling in love, the impact of the slavery on Southerners without slaves, and the intrusion of impending war on his emerging life as he decides to leave his father and newfound friends to fight in a war without having the passion for war.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   conduct in war    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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