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The wolf pit

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Published by Harcourt in San Diego .
Written in English



  • Virginia


  • African American women -- Fiction.,
  • Soldiers -- Fiction.,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementMarly Youmans.
LC ClassificationsPS3575.O68 W65 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination342 p. ;
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3560331M
ISBN 100156027143
LC Control Number2002024011

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"The Wolf Pit", by Marly Youmans is a beautifully rendered, passionate and poetic account of primarily two individuals and their lives during this country's civil war. One is a mulatto slave woman, the other a soldier for the Confederate Army. Through these two people the author recounts a wide range of familiar events and cruelties that were a /5(6). This is the book trailer for Wolf Pit courtesy of NeoLeaf Press LLC followed by my introduction to my Indiegogo campaign that runs until October. Check out the link in the comments to learn more! I had a lot of fun putting this together! Related Videos. Unboxing Wolf Pit! The pit itself would have been covered by branches and baited with carrion such as a dead cow. The wolf would be attracted by the smell, fall in the pit and be unable to scale the steep sides; it could then be killed. The military application of this was the trou de loup (wolf hole). Rhinoceros.   Wolf Pit, the second book in the Purple Door District series, has officially been out for two months now.I didn’t write about the launch in December because I wanted to wait for the second Iowa City launch to happen first. I’ll say this, it was so much easier preparing for it this year than the first, if only because I had two wonderful establishments, M & M Bookstore and .

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Marly Youmans is the author of two previous novels, Catherwood and Little Jordan. The Wolf Pit won the Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction. A native and longtime resident of the Carolinas, she now lives in Cooperstown, New . The Wolf Pit hums a mesmerizing lament for lost innocence through its musical descriptions of battle, of the degradations of slave life, of the claustrophobic horror of the infamous Elmira prison camp. Yet the author also twines a tentative descant of wonder and hope throughout the pain of individual lives affected by slavery and war. The Pit: A Story of Chicago is a novel by Frank in the wheat speculation trading pits at the Chicago Board of Trade Building, it was the second book in what was to be the trilogy The Epic of the first book, The Octopus, was published in Norris died unexpectedly in October from appendicitis leaving the third book, The Wolf: A Story of Author: Frank Norris. New anthologies with my work are coming out in the next couple of months. And I have book signings set up at Barnes & Noble, ICON44, Half-Priced Books, and M & M Bookstore! You can check my schedule for more information. Wolf Pit is coming along and should be released on December 14th, ! Keep an eye out for more exciting news!