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Savannah

Savannah

(2004)
Or, a Gift for Mr Lincoln
(Savannah Christmas)
A novel by

 
Georgia, 1864: Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies - attractive widowed Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie - struggle to save the family rice plantation. When Sherman offers the conquered city to President Lincoln as "a Christmas gift," Hattie and the feared general find themselves on a collision course that will astonish both of them. In this rousing new tale, "the godfather of the historical novel" (Los Angeles Times) tells a story of battlefield danger, wartime romance, and indomitable courage. The rich cast of characters includes a corrupt judge who positively exudes Dickensian wickedness; a fast-talking, piano-playing reporter from New York; a pair of thwarted young lovers; a raffish Indiana cavalryman; a valiant former slave who practices birdcalls with surprising results; and a whole carpet-bagful of rascals, rebels, and real soldiers who marched with Sherman. Together they bring to life an almost forgotten moment in the Civil War - a season of simmering hostilities, rising hopes, and empty stockings - perhaps the most strife-torn yet heartwarming Christmas in all of American history.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: Savannah or a Gift For Mr. Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 1-58724-863-8 / 978-1-58724-863-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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October 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: Savannah or A Gift For Mr Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 0-525-94803-1 / 978-0-525-94803-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Adult
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2004 : USA Hardback
Title: Savannah: Or, A Gift for Mr. Lincoln: A Novel [Large Print]
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 0-7394-4739-4 / 978-0-7394-4739-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton/Doubleday Large Print
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Paperback Editions

September 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Savannah: Or a Gift For Mr. Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 0-451-21570-2 / 978-0-451-21570-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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Audio Editions

October 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Savannah {or} a Gift for Mr. Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 0-7435-3337-2 / 978-0-7435-3337-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

October 2004 : USA Audio CD
Title: Savannah {or} a Gift for Mr. Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 0-7435-3338-0 / 978-0-7435-3338-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2004 : UK Audio edition
Title: Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

2004 : USA Audio CD
Title: Savannah
Author(s): John Jakes
ISBN: 1-4193-0933-1 / 978-1-4193-0933-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

November 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Savannah Christmas: A Gift for Mr Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Savannah: Or a Gift For Mr. Lincoln
Author(s): John Jakes
Publisher: Signet
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

 


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