The Year of Jubilo: A Novel of the Civil War ebook
by Howard Bahr
Howard Bahr is the author of four novels: The Black Flower (1997), The Year of Jubilo (2000), The Judas Field (2006), and Pelican Road (2008). A native of Meridian, Mississippi, he served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War and worked for several years as a railroad yard clerk and brakeman.
Howard Bahr is the author of four novels: The Black Flower (1997), The Year of Jubilo (2000), The Judas Field (2006), and Pelican Road (2008). From 1982 to 1993, Bahr was curator of Rowan Oak, the William Faulkner homestead and museum in Oxford, Mississippi. His last post was as writer-in-residence at Belhaven University.
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Midway through Howard Bahr's gripping, evocative second novel, Colonel Burduck sums up the Civil War with this . Brilliant historical novel. Published by Thriftbooks.
Midway through Howard Bahr's gripping, evocative second novel, Colonel Burduck sums up the Civil War with this rueful conclusion: Too much had happened, was still. com User, 19 years ago. The Year of Jubilo should be read by everyone with an interest in the Civil War and by those who love historical fiction. Howard Bahr has written a book filled with distinctive characters (Stribling, Old One Eleven, Gault, Gawain Harper and so on) and with some of the most beautiful and lyrical prose imaginable.
A Novel of the Civil War. For Laura and Kathleen. Well, it must be now that the kingdom’s coming, In the Year of Jubilo. And as to you Death, and you bitter hug. of mortality, it is idle to try to alarm me. -WALT WHITMAN. In the last week of May, Willy Landers passed his twelfth birthday, and on that day his mother presented him a pretty doorknob, broken from its shaft, that she’d found in the ruins of a burned house hard by the southerly road
Part Civil War novel . .Part Civil War novel and part Wild West tale, The Year of Jubilo follows the adventures of Gawain Harper, a Confederate veteran who upon returning home becomes involved in a town battle of deadly consequences.
Part Civil War novel . Gawain reluctantly joined the Confederate Army after the father of his beloved, Morgan Rhea, told Gawain that if he wants to marry Morgan, he must fight in the war. Throughout the war, Gawain learns to accept his soldier life, and after three years of hard battle, he returns home to marry Morgan.
The Civil War remains the deadliest war in American history; an estimated 10% of all Northern males . The Year of Jubilo Howard Bahr. 16. The March E. L. Doctorow.
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A New York Times Notable Book. The last time Gawain Harper saw Cumberland, Mississippi, he was heading off to fight for the newly formed Confederate States of America-driven not by the cause that motivated so many others, but by love. The father of his beloved, Morgan Rhea, refused to allow her to be courted by a man who would not take up arms to defend the South.
Howard Bahr (born 1946) is an American novelist, born in Meridian, Mississippi. Bahr, who served in the . Navy during the Vietnam War and then worked for several years on the railroads, enrolled at the University of Mississippi in the early 1970s when he was in his late 20s. He received his . from Ole Miss and served as the curator of the William Faulkner house, Rowan Oak, in Oxford, Mississippi, for nearly twenty years.
The Year of Jubilo: A Novel of the Civil War. carousel previous carousel next. Though he was a veteran of all the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee since Shiloh, the fortunes of war had left him still a private of the line, carrying a musket in the ranks of the regiment he had joined more than three years before. True, he had been a Corporal once on the march up into Kentucky, but he had lost his stripes (symbolically, for he hadn’t sewn any on) in the confusion over a pitcher of buttermilk stolen from the officers’ mess.
On a spring day in 1865 Gawain Harper trudges toward his home in Cumberland, Mississippi, where three years earlier he had boarded a train carrying the latest enlistees in the Mississippi Infantry. Unmoved by the cause that motivated so many others, he had joined up only when Morgan Rhea's father told Gawain that he would never wed his beloved Morgan unless he did his part in the war effort. Upon his return, he discovers post-war life is far from what he expected. Morgan has indeed waited for him, but before they can marry there are scores to be settled.