Love at a Distance tells the story of the courtship and marriage of John Brennan of Lexington, Kentucky and Emma Hickman of Paris, Kentucky. The couple met in 1864 during the Civil War and began a long distance correspondence that culminated in their marriage in 1867. After their marriage, they lived in New York City but Emma returned to Paris during her two pregnancies and wrote John in vivid detail about her experiences. Emma's and John's letters capture their personalities, the state of the times in which they lived, and offer many details about life during and after the Civil War in the Upland South. If you love history exposed through letters, you will love this book! And you will fall in love with John and Emma.
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|Size: ||1.3 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781312338951 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|