NILES, Ill. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013
“The Rebel Yank” begins in June 1860 amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Young Paul Douglas finds his loyalties sharply divided as his country splits in two. He and his domineering father, his devoted sister and his steadfast friends are thrust into a whirlwind of conflicting allegiances and divergent paths.
Unforgiving circumstances force Paul to make some hard decisions. Should he marry the enticing daughter of an iron ore magnate to bolster his family’s fortunes, or should he declare his secret lifelong love for the beautiful daughter of a Chippewa healer? Should he stay in the North with his family and fiancée and fight to keep the country united, or should he follow his conscience and support the South’s War for Independence?
Paul’s choices lead him on a kaleidoscopic odyssey through battlefields and bedrooms as he seeks his own separate peace in a nation torn apart by war.
“The Rebel Yank”
By Steven Ostrega
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 440 pages | ISBN 9781477294963
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 440 pages | ISBN 9781477294956
E-Book | 440 pages | ISBN 9781477294970
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Steven Ostrega lives in a suburb of Chicago with his two children and Rhia, his beloved Golden Retriever. He is fascinated by all things historical and loves to tell a good fish story.
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