The Rebellion Of Jane Clarke: A Novel

Paperback | April 26, 2011

bySally Cabot Gunning

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“Sally Gunning is a gifted storyteller adept at layering time, place, and character and revealing conflicts of the heart.”
—Anne LeClaire, author of Entering Normal

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From Sally Gunning, the critically acclaimed author of The Widow’s War and Bound, comes The Rebellion of Jane Clarke, the compelling story of a young woman caught between tradition and independence, family and conscience, loyalty and love, on the eve of the Revolutionary War. Combining actual historical figures and events, like John Adams and the Boston Massacre, with enthralling fictional creations, author Gunning brings to vivid and unforgettable life the world of Colonial America on the brink of momentous upheaval and change.<_o3a_p>

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“Sally Gunning is a gifted storyteller adept at layering time, place, and character and revealing conflicts of the heart.”—Anne LeClaire, author of Entering NormalFrom Sally Gunning, the critically acclaimed author of The Widow’s War and Bound, comes The Rebellion of Jane Clarke, the compelling story of a young woman caught between tra...

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Jane Clarke leads a simple yet rich life in the village of Satucket on Cape Cod—until her refusal to marry the man her father has picked out as his son-in-law causes an irreparable tear in the family fabric. Banished to Boston to make her living as best she can, Jane enters a strange, bustling city awash with redcoats and rebellious fe...

Sally Gunning lives on Cape Cod with her husband.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:April 26, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061782157

ISBN - 13:9780061782152

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great historical book club read Expected by her domineering father to marry a man not of her choosing, Jane decides her banishment to Boston is not the worst thing to happen to her. Soon she is enmeshed in pre-revolutionary dissent and finds out what real life is about.
Date published: 2013-06-23

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“Gunning had chosen a turbulent and fascinating period in American history…that suggests interesting philosophical arguments….Jane Clarke [is] a sensitive heroine, insightful enough to tussle with these difficulties.”