Printer Friendly

Tyrconnel.

Tyrconnel

Charles S. Furtney

The Local History Company

112 North Woodland Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

www.TheLocalHistoryCompany.com

0971183538 $17.95 1-412-362-2294

Enhanced with maps of the area, sketches, and photos showing the original Tyrconnel and neighboring Covington Park Maryland farms, Tyrconnel: An Antebellum Adventure Along The C & O Canal by Charles Furtney is the thrilling story of Army Lieutenant Jeff Shirley set out in 1859 on a secret mission to investigate mysterious and violent activity along the C & O Canal at the Tyrconnel farm in the vicinity of Harpers Ferry, Maryland. There the young lieutenant encounters John Brown and his band of rebels in their destined appointment with history on the eve of the American civil war. A superbly written history fiction, author Charles Furtney pays meticulous attention to history detail making Tyrconnel a welcome and highly recommended addition to any school or community library collection.
COPYRIGHT 2004 Midwest Book Review
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:The Fiction Shelf
Publication:Children's Bookwatch
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Sep 1, 2004
Words:147
Previous Article:Feed.
Next Article:Emily and the Intergalactic Lemonade Stand.
Topics:


Related Articles
Tree Root And River Rat.
Feed.
Emily and the Intergalactic Lemonade Stand.
Fire Runner.
Dreadful Sorry.
The Fish in Room 11.
Jumpman Rule #1: Don't Touch Anything.
Mystery of the Missing Candlestick.
The Black Brothers.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters