Poison Spring

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  • Title: Poison Spring
  • Author: Johnny D. Boggs
  • ISBN: 9781432827656
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Hardcover
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  • Johnny D. Boggs

    Johnny D Boggs is a Spur and Wrangler Award winning author of the American West and frontier Born in 1962, Boggs grew up on a farm near Timmonsville, South Carolina, around the old stamping grounds of Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion chronicled in his frontier novel The Despoilers He knew he wanted to be a writer at an early age He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his wife, Lisa Smith son, Jack Smith Boggs and basset hound, June.


  • This one was kind of a let down after I ve really enjoyed Johnny D Boggs other novels It just felt like there was nothing happening, which probably made it realistic The main character, Travis Ford, was likable enough, and certainly his situation was dramatic, but I guess I just expected him to become involved in a big battle or have to shoot someone or something Not a bad book at all, just not what I expected More of a literary novel set during the Civil War and told through the eyes of a boy. [...]

  • Though it saw few major Civil War battles, Arkansas is riven in 1864 Its residents came from both North and South, and regard each other with deep suspicion Though Arkansas is a slave state, those slaves begin to vanish after the Emancipation Proclamation.In Camden, the family of thirteen year old Travis Ford also struggles on many fronts Travis father, a Confederate cavalryman, hasn t been heard from for months Hostile neighbors consider Travis mother a Yankee sympathizer Famine stalks the regi [...]

  • I like Boggs style He really captures the feeling for what it was like to live in the West In this story, the West is Arkansas in 1864 during the Civil War Thirteen year old Travis hasn t heard from his father in months And, as he is serving in the Confederate Army, he could be dead His family struggles to survive the hardships of the wartime South And, on one spring day, the family is caught in the middle of a battle, the Battle of Poison Spring.

  • Poison Spring surprised me I had not known about the infamous battle where Confederate soldiers massacred black Union troops trying to surrender It s worth your time.

  • Great story about a family on the frontier and in the middle of the fight between north and south, thru the eyes of a 13 year old boy Fast paced and I read it in one afternoon evening.

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