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White Doves at Morning

White Doves at Morning

(2002)
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'White doves come at morning Where my soldier sleeps in the ground. I placed my ring in his coffin, The trees o'er his grave have all turned brown.' Set mainly in Louisiana during the years 1861 1868, this passionate novel of men, women and war tells the story of the author's ancestor, Confederate soldier Willie Burke. A classic Burke hero, innately moral to the point of lunacy, Willie is soon in conflict with his superiors. As his best friend Jim Stubblefield observes: 'the juncture of Willie Burke and the Confederate Army is akin to the meeting of a wrecking ball and a crystal shop.' The characters who people these pages, many of them based on real historical figures, are as memorable as any Burke has created. Mulatto, Flower Jamison, victim of terrible abuse that never touches her soul, determined to better herself; Quaker abolitionist Abigail Dowling, whose Unionist sympathies put her in constant danger; Colonel Ira Jamison, rotten to his core yet who would rise from a cesspit smelling of roses; these and many others stay powerfully in the mind in this epic tale. Like all the best war novels, WHITE DOVES AT MORNING concentrates not on battles but on the edges of grand events, the detritus that wars create, the human cost, and, in this case, the terrible aftermath.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : Hardback
Title: Large Print Press - White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1410401731 / 9781410401731 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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June 2003 : Hardback
Title: White Doves at Morning: A Novel of the American Civil War
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0754092623 / 9780754092629 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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May 2003 : Hardback
Title: White Doves at Morning (Windsor Selection)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0754018962 / 9780754018964 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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March 2003 : Hardback
Title: White Doves At Morning - A Novel of the American Civil War
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752856502 / 9780752856506 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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January 2003 : Hardback
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1587243474 / 9781587243479 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc
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December 2002 : Hardback
Title: White Doves at Morning (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0786249242 / 9780786249244 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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October 2002 : Hardback
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743244710 / 9780743244718 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

April 2013 : Paperback
Title: White Doves at Morning: A Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1476746222 / 9781476746227
Publisher: Gallery Books
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April 2004 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: White Doves at Morning: A Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743466624 / 9780743466622 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Star
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January 2003 : Paperback
Title: White Doves At Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752842757 / 9780752842752 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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January 2003 : Paperback
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752856510 / 9780752856513 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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2003 : Perfect Paperback
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752858343 / 9780752858340 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Audio Editions

December 2003 : Audio CD
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743565371 / 9780743565370 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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2005 : Audio CD
Title: White Doves at Morning (AUDIOBOOK) (CD)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1402597835 / 9781402597831 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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July 2003 : Audio CD
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1407464620 / 9781407464626 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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2003 : Audio Cassette
Title: White Doves At Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1402538588 / 9781402538582 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2003 : Audio CD
Title: White Doves At Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1402540329 / 9781402540325 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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November 2002 : Audio Cassette
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743528158 / 9780743528153 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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November 2002 : Audio CD
Title: White Doves at Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743528166 / 9780743528160 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2010 : Kindle edition
Title: White Doves At Morning
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: B004BDOK4E
Publisher: Orion
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November 2002 : Kindle edition
Title: White Doves at Morning: A Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: B000FC0WQ0
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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