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A Rock for Ambrose

A Rock for Ambrose

Language English
Contributor(s) Loyd, Jr. Hoke
Binding Hardcover
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Overview: A Rock for Ambrose

Here is a Civil War story that explores life beyond the battlefieldand tells a harrowing tale about one of the darkest times in U.S.history. Author Loyd Hoke left no stone unturned in his quest tocomplete a search begun by his grandfather, Lester Hoke. The Hokefamily knew Lester's grandfather, Ambrose, died during the CivilWar, but his body was never recovered. For years, Lester searchedfor his ancestor's remains, but to no avail. Loyd, Abrose's greatgreat grandson, continued the pursuit, searching the state of NorthCarolina, from Catawba County to Bald Head Island. Using familyletters, state documents and his own gut instincts, Hoke discoveredwhere his great grandfather likely died. His story isheart-wrenching, one of deprivation, sickness, and fear, but alsoone of great love.

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  • Lorimer Press
Product Details
Language English
Publication Date January 15, 2013
Publisher Lorimer Press
Contributor(s) Loyd, Jr. Hoke
Binding Hardcover
Page Count 191
ISBN 10 0983893640
ISBN 13 9780983893646
Dimensions and Weight
Product Weight 522 grams
Product Dimensions 2.5 cm x 15.9 cm x 21 cm
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