Mustard Seed

The bestselling author of Yellow Crocus returns with a haunting and tender story of three women returning to the plantation they once called home Oberlin, Ohio, 1868 Lisbeth Johnson was born into privilege in the antebellum South Jordan Freedman was born a slave to Mattie, Lisbeth s beloved

Varina

In his powerful fourth novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War With her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a

Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times

From a preeminent presidential historian comes a groundbreaking and often surprising narrative of America s wartime chief executives It sometimes seems, in retrospect, as if America has been almost continuously at war Ten years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisterial,

Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

The New York Times bestseller A profound new rendering of the struggle by African Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American

Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War

From the New York Times bestselling, celebrated, and award winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes the spellbinding, epic account of the dramatic conclusion of the Civil War.The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of that era s most compelling narratives,

Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation

A celebration of America and the music that inspired people and illuminated eras, from the Revolutionary War to the present, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and Grammy winner Tim McGraw.From The Star Spangled Banner to Born in the U.S.A., Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw take us on a journey