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Leafy Rivers (Library of Indiana Classics)by Jessamyn West
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Jessamyn West's spirited novel--set in the Ohio Territory in the early 1880s--is a handsomely paced adventure for lovers of period romance and suspense. Leafy Rivers is a young bride caught up in emotions she does not altogether understand and cannot quite control. As she races against time to save a life and a marriage that may already be lost, a vivid assortment of characters--such as Simon Yanders, a man whose loss has taught him generosity and whose grief has made him alert to joy; Cashie Wade, irresistibly wild and free; and Leafy's husband, Reno, whose love is matched only by his ineptitude--offers challenges that threaten to waylay her at every turn.
A young bride's journey to self-discovery in the 19th-century Midwest
About the Author
Jessamyn West (1902-1984) published numerous stories in magazines, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, and Ladies' Home Journal. Her books include The Friendly Persuasion and Cress Delahanty.
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