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Christmas at Carnton [text (large print)] / Tamera Alexander.

By: Alexander, Tamera [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2017Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.Description: 287 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781683245773; 1683245776.Subject(s): Widows -- Fiction | Soldiers -- Fiction | Christmas -- Fiction | Large type books | Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- FictionGenre/Form: Christian fiction. | Historical fiction. | Romance fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "Amid war and the fading dream of the Confederacy, a wounded soldier and a destitute widow discover the true meaning of Christmas--and of sacrificial love. Set against the backdrop and history of the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee."-- Provided by publisher.Summary: Recently widowed Aletta Prescott and her six-year old son are about to be evicted when she sees an advertisement for the Ladies Aid Society auction. She applies for a position when a chance meeting with a wounded soldier offers another opportunity. Captain Jake Winston, a Confederate sharpshooter, suffered a head wound at the Battle of Chickamauga. As he heals, Jake is ordered to assist with a local Ladies Aid Society auction. Kowtowing to a bunch of "crinolines" isn't his idea of soldiering, but he soon discovers this group of ladies-- one, in particular-- is far more than he bargained for.
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Amid war and the fading dream of the Confederacy, a wounded soldier and a destitute widow discover the true meaning of Christmas -- and of sacrificial love.

Originally published: Thomas Nelson, 2017.

Includes recipes and discussion questions.

"Amid war and the fading dream of the Confederacy, a wounded soldier and a destitute widow discover the true meaning of Christmas--and of sacrificial love. Set against the backdrop and history of the Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee."-- Provided by publisher.

Recently widowed Aletta Prescott and her six-year old son are about to be evicted when she sees an advertisement for the Ladies Aid Society auction. She applies for a position when a chance meeting with a wounded soldier offers another opportunity. Captain Jake Winston, a Confederate sharpshooter, suffered a head wound at the Battle of Chickamauga. As he heals, Jake is ordered to assist with a local Ladies Aid Society auction. Kowtowing to a bunch of "crinolines" isn't his idea of soldiering, but he soon discovers this group of ladies-- one, in particular-- is far more than he bargained for.