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Uncertain Glory

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Agatha Award Best Children/Young Adult Fiction (nominee)
Joe Wood has dreams. Big dreams. He wants to be a newspaperman, and though he's only fourteen, he's already borrowed money to start his own press. But it's April, 1861, and a young nation is teetering on the brink of a civil war. As effects of war begin to spread over Joe's hometown of Wiscasset, Maine, he must juggle his personal ambitions with some new responsibilities. He has to help Owen, his young assistant, deal with the challenges of being black in a white world torn apart by color. He needs to talk his best friend, Charlie, out of enlisting. He wants to help a young spiritualist, Nell, whose uncle claims she can speak to the dead. And when Owen disappears, it's up to Joe to save him. Lea Wait skillfully draws on the lives of real people in Maine's history to tell this story of three young adults touched by war and the tension it brings, forcing them into adulthood - before they may be ready.



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Hardback Editions

April 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Uncertain Glory
Author(s): Lea Wait
ISBN: 1-939017-25-4 / 978-1-939017-25-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Islandport Press
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Uncertain Glory
Author(s): Lea Wait
ISBN: 1-939017-83-1 / 978-1-939017-83-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Islandport Press
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Uncertain Glory
Author(s): Lea Wait
Publisher: Islandport Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA