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The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come is a historical novel written by John Fox Jr. The story is set during the American Civil War and follows the life of a young boy named Chad, who lives in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky. Chad is an orphan who lives with his aunt and uncle, and spends most of his time tending to sheep on the family farm. When the war breaks out, Chad's life is turned upside down. His uncle joins the Confederate Army, and Chad is sent to live with his mother's family, who are Union sympathizers. Chad struggles to adapt to his new surroundings, but eventually finds a sense of belonging with his new family. As the war rages on, Chad is forced to confront the harsh realities of battle and the toll it takes on those around him. He is eventually reunited with his uncle, who has been wounded in battle, and the two of them must navigate the difficult post-war landscape. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come is a coming-of-age story that explores themes of loyalty, family, and the impact of war on ordinary people. It is a classic of American literature and has been adapted into several films and stage productions.1910. The book begins: The days of that April had been days of mist and rain. Sometimes, for hours, there would come a miracle of blue sky, white cloud, and yellow light, but always between dark and dark the rain would fall and the mist creep up the mountains and steam from the tops-only to roll together from either range, drip back into the valleys, and lift, straightway, as mist again. So that, all the while Nature was trying to give lustier life to every living thing in the lowland Bluegrass, all the while a gaunt skeleton was stalking down the Cumberland-tapping with fleshless knuckles, now at some unlovely cottage of faded white and green, and now at a log cabin, stark and gray.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781163341926
  • ISBN-10: 1163341924
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.06 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.71 pounds
  • Page Count: 414

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