Item description for Misty Misty Morn: A Novel of the Past by David Sherrill Oaks...
Overview Adam learned from his grandfather that land was ready for the taking on the frontier - if one was willing to take the risk and work hard to keep it. Looking across the river, he knew he had found his land! What a glorious feeling he held in his soul! Author David Oaks brings history to life as he spins a tale from days gone by. 'Misty Misty Morn' will blaze its way into your heart as you experience all of the fear, joy, and heartbreak of settling the frontier.
Publishers Description If you love historical fiction Misty Misty Morn is a true find The Adam Sherrill family of Williamsburg, Virginia travel west in the early 1700's to establish their own home and raise a family. They meet with adventure, tragedy, floods, Indians and people of strange and unknown origins in their trek across the original old west. This old west is known today as western North Carolina and includes the lands that later became Tennessee. This fast-paced story of adventure and discovery includes colorful, unforgettable characters, many of whom have descendants still living in the same region of the country today. Life on the frontier was harsh and unforgiving and this is a vivid account of the men and women who had the fortitude and unwavering tenacity to explore a wilderness and call it home. It's all here: the hardships, language barriers, forged friendships with people from different cultures, the clash of good vs. evil, romance and stories of true heroes. To know these early pioneers is to better understand the soul of those who came before us. Author David Sherrill Oaks is a direct descendant of Adam Sherrill and documents this account of his family's early history in a riveting, entertaining style.
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