An Old Fashioned Family Saga Featuring the Sweep of American History Over Two Centuries.Thomas never saw the world in shades of blue and gray But with the Civil War approaching, he and his family must adapt to the new world around them if they are to survive.Storytelling and historical fact come together in this powerful start to the critically acclaimed ten part series,An Old Fashioned Family Saga Featuring the Sweep of American History Over Two Centuries.Thomas never saw the world in shades of blue and gray But with the Civil War approaching, he and his family must adapt to the new world around them if they are to survive.Storytelling and historical fact come together in this powerful start to the critically acclaimed ten part series, Your Winding Daybreak Ways With a brief prologue and the coming of age novel, Warfield, author Gary Bargatze launches an epic saga, one that weaves history, science, literature, the arts and music into a powerful narrative of how one family adjusts to the ebb and flow of American society over two hundred years.
Warfield An Old Fashioned Family Saga Featuring the Sweep of American History Over Two Centuries Thomas never saw the world in shades of blue and gray But with the Civil War approaching he and his family must
Fabulous Although set in my least favorite time period the civil war , the story line is engrossing, the characters are enjoyable and the entire book is entertaining The book is so intelligently written I felt smarter with every turn of the page I can t wait to read the second book in the series.
Warfield is a must read for anyone who has ever wondered what life was like in our nation during the Civil War era With elegant prose, Mr Bargatze compellingly depicts this coming of age story with accuracy and heart The authenticity of the dialogue, the customs, and the culture spring from the author s credible knowledge of the period, while the richness and depth of characters reveal Mr Bargatze s insight and sensitivity to the human condition As the reader follows young Thomas and his family [...]
Warfield is a narrative containing detailed references to historical facts explained by the fictional characters who lived through them The storyline flows easily through different perspectives created by changing the narrator as different events need explaining, yet maintaining a continuum by returning to the voice of the main character s narration throughout the book.Positioning the family home so closely to the town of Warfield highlights how used to turmoil the family would have been, and th [...]
I am giving this book 2 stars to mean it was OK it was alright, not my favorite, but not terrible either Warfield is part of a series but written as a stand alone during the Civil War, following a family caught up in the events in the south The writing was well done without typos glaring errors, but I found it to be pretty dry in presentation without a storytelling flair not sure exactly how to describe this but it s not my favorite style Although it is a fictional story, it almost read like non [...]
It s obvious the author has the depth and knowledge of history, along with his ability to bring you in close to the period To feel for the people and to admire their unrelenting spirit They face each day in dire conditions and never give up Such an inspirational and heartfelt story that makes you want Looking forward to the next chapter book in the series.
Through his imagination, knowledge and mastery of prose, Mr Bragatze has created a marvelous book and a distinguished set of profound, meaningful human characters His effort resulted in quite an accomplishment an original historic view on his beloved America, enabling the reader to learn America s history through a wonderful story full of poetry and humanity I hope millions of readers around the world get to read this book.
I have found a new book series to get anxious for and wait for new books I won Warfield and Happy Hollow in a giveaway and enjoyed them both immensely I have already purchased Hurrican Creek and Hollow Rock and can t wait for them to arrive You have my interest Mr Bargatze Thank you for the opportunity to read these wonderful books.
I received this book through the Giveaway I love history and I found this book intriguing and impossible to put down I found that I was sucked into the lives of the characters, and it was almost as if I were standing next to them I loved this book.