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By Benjamin W. Farley

ISBN-10: 1498250556

ISBN-13: 9781498250559

ISBN-10: 1556355432

ISBN-13: 9781556355431

Quilly corridor weds fiction and historical past during this strong tale, set within the Forties within the Holston Valley close to town of Abingdon, Virginia. Daniel Boone two times camped right here. town itself served as a rail hub in the course of the Civil battle and cared for the wounded in its hospitals. The novel's identify refers to a statuette whose presence within the outdated home's hallway haunts the tale. Farley's novel strains the lifetime of Thomas Edmonds, an merely son whose father used to be killed within the conflict for Guadalcanal, and who's raised by means of a bevy of relations who regale him with their proud earlier. one among his ancestors--a veteran of the conflict of Chickamauga--is purported to have buried a treasure lower than a rock within the fabled Knobs above the house position. Foray after foray is fastened looking for this rock and its mystery. a favourite uncle and scruffy farmhands develop into Tom's mentors until eventually he matures, attends Harvard, marries, and leaves for Vietnam.

Farley's kind and his tale are gripping, compelling, and melodic. you'll fall in love with each one personality and grieve as one after the other they move on.

Benjamin W. Farley is Younts Professor of Philosophy and faith Emeritus at Erskine university, Due West, South Carolina. as well as his scholarly works, Farley has released 4 books of fiction: Corbin's Rubi-Yacht, Of Time and Eternity, Mercy highway, and The Hero of St. Lo.

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