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By Elswyth Thane,Leila Meacham

Elswyth Thane is healthier identified for her Williamsburg sequence, seven novels released among 1943 and 1957 that stick with numerous generations of 2 households from the yank Revolution to international conflict II. Dawn's Early Light is the 1st novel within the series.
In it, Colonial Williamsburg comes alive. Thane facilities her novel round 4 significant characters: the Aristrocratic St. John Sprague, who turns into George Washington's aide; Regina Greensleeves, a Virginia good looks spoiled by way of a season in London; Julian Day, a tender schoolmaster who arrives from England at the eve of the conflict and at first thinks of himself as a Tory; and Tibby Mawes, one in every of his much less lucky scholars, saddled with an alcoholic father and an indigent mother.
yet we additionally see Washington, Jefferson, Lafayette, Greene, Patrick Henry, Francis Marion, and the remainder of that impressive galaxy taking part in their roles now not as ancient figures yet as males. We see de Kalb's gallant loss of life less than a cavalry cost at Camden. We penetrate to the swamp-encircled camp which used to be Marion's stronghold at the Peedee. We watch the cat-and-mouse video game among Cornwallis and Lafayette, which led to Cornwallis's unfortunate stand at Yorktown.
Dawn's Early gentle is the human tale in the back of our first battle for liberty, and of the boys and ladies loving and guffawing via it to the sunrise of a higher world.

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