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The Road to Reckoning


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A novel that hits right to the heart of fans of Cold Mountain and True Grit. Set in 1837, this is the completely compelling story of 12-year-old orphan Thomas Walker and his treacherous journey home through the wide open lands of America.

Still only twelve years old, Tom Walker is convinced he is a man. Fate, it seems, thinks so too. Travelling west from New York to sell Samuel Colt’s newly-invented revolver, the towns get smaller, the forests wilder, and the paths more unforgiving. When a devastating encounter cuts the journey tragically short, Tom is left alone in the wilderness.

The Road to Reckoning is a raw and tender novel about man and boy, and the friendship and fortitude that can spring from hardship.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780007511303
  • ISBN 10: 0007511302
  • Imprint: The Borough Press
  • On Sale: 01/29/2015
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price: 16.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Historical
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Psychological
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Sagas
  • BISAC4: FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • BISAC5: FICTION / Literary

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