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Lightning in a Drought Year

Author: Black  Michelle
Publisher: Wolf Moon Press
Subject/Category: 7-12
Year Reviewed:: 2009
ISBN: 096580142X
Review: Love and politics collide to make feminist history in Gilded Age Kansas. A forbidden friendship turns to love amidst the social and economic turmoil of the Populist Uprising and, as women seek political equality with men, an unlikely heroine steps forward to make history. "In this charming novel, Michelle Black has displayed a hero and heroine worthy of one another. Her descriptions and strong voice are a symphony to the eyes.

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