High Hearts by Rita Mae BrownHigh Hearts by Rita Mae Brown

High Hearts

byRita Mae Brown

Mass Market Paperback | April 1, 1987

Pricing and Purchase Info

$9.99

Earn 50 plum® points

Ships within 1-2 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

From the celebrated author of Rubyfruit  Jungle and Bingo  comes a stirring novel of the Civil War, a tale of  true love and mistaken identity. Brimming with  colorful characters and vivid settings, High  Hearts is Rita Mae Brown at her most  ambitious and entertaining.

April 12,  1861. Bright, gutsy and young,Geneva Chatfield  marries Nash Hart in Albemarle County, Virginia, the  same day Fort Sumter's guns fire the start of the  Civil War. Five days later she loses him as Nash  joins the Confederate Army. Geneva, who is known  as the best rider since Light Horse Harry Lee,  cuts her hair, dons a uniform, enlists as "Jimmy  Chatfield," then rides off to be with her  beloved Nash. But sensitive Nash recoils in horror  from the violence of war, while Geneva is  invigorated by the chase and the fight. Can she be all the  man her husband isn't? She'll sure as hell try.  But there is a complication, and his name is Major  "Mars" Vickers. This macho major, to his own  shock and amazement, finds himself inexplicably  attracted to the young soldier named "Jimmy."  And this is only the beginning of a novel that  moves with sureness and grace from the ferocity of  battle to the struggle on the homefront, and brings  passion and sly humor to a story of dawning love.  High Hearts is a penetrating,  delightful and sweeping tale that gives fresh life to a  fascinating  time
Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of the Sneaky Pie Brown series; the Sister Jane series; A Nose for Justice and Murder Unleashed; Rubyfruit Jungle; In Her Day; and Six of One, as well as several other novels. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia.
Sour Puss: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
Sour Puss: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery

by Rita Mae Brown

$8.86$8.99

In stock online

Not available in stores

Rubyfruit Jungle
Rubyfruit Jungle

by Rita Mae Brown

$17.20$19.00

In stock online

Available in stores

A Hiss Before Dying: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery
A Hiss Before Dying: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery

by Rita Mae Brown

$30.34$36.00

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author
Title:High HeartsFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.85 inPublished:April 1, 1987Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0553278886

ISBN - 13:9780553278880

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of High Hearts

Reviews

From Our Editors

In her most recent New York Times bestseller, Rita Mae Brown tells the story of Geneva Chatfield and Nash Hart, who are married just five days before the South secedes from the Union. To stay with her husband, spirited Geneva cuts her hair, dons a uniform and joins the cavalry. High Hearts is Rita Mae Brown's breakthrough novel, rich in adventures and memorable characters.

Editorial Reviews

"Excitingly painted...The story rides breathlessly in  Geneva's saddle."--The New York Times Book  Review