[Ebook] ➤ The Last Runaway ➪ Tracy Chevalier – Shiningweb.info

The Last Runaway The Stunning New Novel From The Bestselling Author Of Girl With A Pearl Earring Honor Bright Is A Sheltered Quaker Who Has Rarely Ventured Out Of 1850s Dorset When She Impulsively Emigrates To America Opposed To The Slavery That Defines And Divides The Country, She Finds Her Principles Tested To The Limit When A Runaway Slave Appears At The Farm Of Her New Family In This Tough, Unsentimental Place, Where Whisky Bottles Sit Alongside Quilts, Honor Befriends Two Spirited Women Who Will Teach Her How To Turn Ideas Into Actions. After being spurned by her fianc in 1850s England, Quaker Honor Bright accompanies her sister Grace to Ohio, where Grace is to be married Soon Honor must fend for herself Feeling unwelcomed by her sister s fiance and his sister in law, Honor marries a local Quaker man and moves to his family s farm, where she also feels unwanted Against their wishes, Honor becomes involved in assisting runaway slaves This book was just good enough to keep me reading, but Honor was so judgmental and priggish After being spurned by her fianc in 1850s England, Quaker Honor Bright accompanies her sister Grace to Ohio, where Grace is to be married Soon Honor must fend for herself Feeling unwelcomed by her sister s fiance and his sister in law, Honor marries a local Quaker man and moves to his family s farm, where she also feels unwanted Against their wishes, Honor becomes involved in assisting runaway slaves This book was just good enough to keep me reading, but Honor was so judgmental and priggish that I found myself siding with the characters who disliked her which was almost all of them, including the dog Yet I don t think the author realized how fundamentally annoying Honor was In general, the writing, plot, and characters most of whom were pretty o Oh, goodreads Why does thee not allow for a half star rating If thy did, I would give this book a solid 2.5 star rating For the cover art, I would give thy a 5 star rating But I digress Tracy Chevalier s latest book examines the Quakers role in the Underground Railroad during the mid 1800s We see this time period through the eyes of one Honor Bright, a recent emigrate from England Honor is a twenty year old who like most twenty som A Quaker girl from England landed up in Faithwell, Ohio, 1850, right in the middle of the Underground Railroad s path Heartsick and homesick, Honor Haymaker struggled to wrap her mind around the slavery laws of America and the way it was applied in the northern states Milking cows, sewing quilts, making hay, bottling the bounty of summer for the harsh uncompromising winters, tapping maple trees for syrup, making cheese, obeying her mother in law, and being a good wife, drained her from everyth A Quaker girl from England landed up in Faithwell, Ohio, 1850, right in the middle of the Underground Railroad s path Heartsick and homesi Simply put, this is one of the BEST historical novels I have ever read.The plot After being jilted by her fiance in England, Quaker woman Honor Bright decides to accompany her sister Grace to America and help Grace adjust to her upcoming marriage and impending life as a pioneer woman But when tragedy befalls them, Honor finds herself alone in a strange country, dependent on the kindness of strangers and trying to learn the customs of 1850s Ohio still a rough and wild place Further, she h Simply put, this is one of the BEST historical novels I have ever read.The plot After being jilted by her fiance in England, Quaker woman Honor Bright decides to accompany her sister Grace to America and help Grace adjust to her upcoming marriage and impending life as a pioneer woman But when tragedy befalls them, Honor finds herself alone in a strange country, dependent on the kindness of strangers and tryin

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