When the World Ended: The Diary of Emma LeConte

Emma LeConte

Curatore: Earl Schenck Miers
Anno: 1987
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 124 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 203 x 133 mm
Peso: 193 gr.
  • EAN: 9780803281516
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"I wonder if the new year is to bring us new miseries and sufferings," seventeen-year-old Emma LeConte wrote in her diary on December 31, 1864. In fact, the worst was yet to come. Her later entries portray the city of Columbia, South Carolina, like much of the South, under the grip of Sherman's army. No reader of this diary is likely to forget the defiant, well-bred Emma, who describes a family's anxieties and brave attempts to get on with life while the Civil War rages around them.