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Ride Into Morning: The Story of Tempe Wick
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The Revolutionary War is raging. Food and firewood are scarce, and Tempe Wick is worried that she will not be able to care for her ailing mother and her family and still maintain the farm. Her ability to hold on to her world is threatened when a mutinous soldier demands that she lend him her beloved horse in exchange for keeping her brothers rum-smuggling activities secret from the authorities. This dramatic historical novel is based on a real event that has been popularized into American legend.
The Revolutionary War is raging, but Tempe is apathetic. When a mutinous soldier demands that Tempe give him her beloved horse, she realizes that she must take a stand in the fight.
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About the Author
ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey.
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