A Soldier's Secret

A Soldier's Secret

The Incredible True Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero

eBook - 2012
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Historical fiction at its best, this novel by bestselling author Marissa Moss tells the story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who masqueraded as a man named Frank Thompson during the Civil War. Her adventures include serving as a nurse on the battlefield and spying for the Union Army, and being captured by (and escaping from) the Confederates. The novel is narrated by Sarah, offering readers an in-depth look not only at the Civil War but also at her journey to self-discovery as she grapples with living a lie and falling in love with one of her fellow soldiers. Using historical materials to build the foundation of the story, Moss has crafted a captivating novel for the YA audience. The book includes a Civil War timeline, archival photos, a glossary of names, a detailed note on sources, and a new readers guide.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Abrams / Vearsa Limited, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781613123676
Characteristics: 1 online resource (400 pages)

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Feb 07, 2020

I loved A Soldier's Secret! It's the true story of a woman in the military, who refuses to be defined by her sex. Although she is constantly in danger, she carries on and, in the end, is rewarded.

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