Rebel by Bernard Cornwell audiobook

Rebel

By Bernard Cornwell
Read by Grover Gardner

Blackstone Publishing 9780060177133

The Starbuck Chronicles: Book 1

15.43 Hours Unabridged
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Young Nate Starbuck, the son of a famous Boston abolitionist preacher, flees the North after helping a femme fatale steal money she claimed was hers. When Richmond landowner Washington Faulconer snatches him from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate is both grateful to and awed by his idealistic rescuer. He agrees to join the newly formed Faulconer’s Legion—even though it means fighting against his native North. But Nate’s dilemma is only one of many within the Legion. Faulconer’s own son cannot bring himself to fight, while his daughter’s cheating fiancé plots for control of the family fortune. As they come together to march into battle, the men of Faulconer’s Legion are prepared to start a war, but they aren’t ready for how they—and the nation—will be forever changed by the oaths they have sworn for their beloved South.

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Summary

Summary

Young Nate Starbuck, the son of a famous Boston abolitionist preacher, flees the North after helping a femme fatale steal money she claimed was hers. When Richmond landowner Washington Faulconer snatches him from the grip of a Yankee-hating mob, Nate is both grateful to and awed by his idealistic rescuer. He agrees to join the newly formed Faulconer’s Legion—even though it means fighting against his native North.

But Nate’s dilemma is only one of many within the Legion. Faulconer’s own son cannot bring himself to fight, while his daughter’s cheating fiancé plots for control of the family fortune. As they come together to march into battle, the men of Faulconer’s Legion are prepared to start a war, but they aren’t ready for how they—and the nation—will be forever changed by the oaths they have sworn for their beloved South.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Fast paced and exciting…Cornwell—and Starbuck—don’t disappoint.” Birmingham News
“The book is well paced and filled with the historical details genre fans demand. Cornwell is at his best in action sequences…which are described in taut, gripping prose…[This] highly entertaining novel will appeal to many, especially in the South.” Publishers Weekly     
“Highly recommended for historicity, plotting, and general excitement.” Library Journal
“Wonderful stuff. Starbuck is a worthy hero…and the battle scenes are presented with real mastery. They hurt.” Kirkus Reviews

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 15.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English