A Ride Into Morning: The Story of Tempe Wick (Great Episodes) (Hardcover)

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The Revolutionary War is raging. Food and firewood are scarce, and Tempe Wick is worried that she will not be able to care for her ailing mother and her family and still maintain the farm. Her ability to hold on to her world is threatened when a mutinous soldier demands that she lend him her beloved horse in exchange for keeping her brother’s rum-smuggling activities secret from the authorities. This dramatic historical novel is based on a real event that has been popularized into American legend.

About the Author


ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey. 

Praise For…


"A suspenseful read . . . realistic and . . . exciting."--Booklist



Product Details
ISBN: 9780152005733
ISBN-10: 0152005730
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: April 30th, 1991
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Great Episodes