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The Nightriders

(1982)
(Book 26 in the Making of America series)
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When Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, the Civil War ended. But the sorrow/and agony had only begun as the prostrate South reaped the bitter harvest of the war between the brothers...The gently-bred Laniers of Tennessee find themselves brutally divided, as the father, Everett, a crippled Confederate hero, struggles for reason and justice, and the son, Matt, idealistic and dreaming of glory, rides w/the Knights of the Invisible Empire-the Klu Klux Klan...The rough-cut Catlins of Arkansas, whose face would violently intermingle w/that of the Laniers, are also at odds among themselves. In a world turned upside-down, the beautiful, red haired Adele Lanier, whose bizarre obsession of one evil man--and her deep love for a decent man who could never be hers--is the catalyst, the pivot on which the destinies of the Laniers and Catlins remorselessly turn.

Genre: Historical    

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Paperback Editions

July 1982 : USA Paperback
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Title: Making Of America 26 Nightriders
Author(s): Lee Davis Willoughby
ISBN: 0-440-06255-1 / 978-0-440-06255-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell
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