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Fearless: A Novel of Sarah Bowman * * * * *SIGNED* * * * *

Lucia St. Clair Robson

Published by Ballantine Books, NY, 1998
ISBN 10: 0345397711 / ISBN 13: 9780345397713
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Title: Fearless: A Novel of Sarah Bowman * * * * *...

Publisher: Ballantine Books, NY

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed and Dated By Author on the Full Title Page

Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.

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First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, and dated by author on the FULL title page. Near Fine book with bumped spine base and two tiny dings on bottom edge of back board in Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear on the corners. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in Mylar wrapper. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 002557

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Synopsis: Author of the highly acclaimed Ride the Wind, Lucia St. Clair Robson is blessed with what Anne Rivers Siddons calls "an extraordinary ability to hear the particular human music that runs deep in history." Now, in Fearless, Robson's special gifts are at their brilliant best in the portrayal of Sarah Bowman, a stunning, six-foot, cayenne-haired woman whose passion, courage, and kindness made her a living legend of the American West.

Riding tall against the sun-bleached indigo of the Texas sky, Sarah Bowman was a force of nature all her own. Famous for her wit, ready and radiant smile, and shining green eyes, the strong-willed Tennessee woman participated in the Florida campaign against the Seminoles. She survived snake-filled swamps, bullets, alligators and disease, and married a man who admired her boundless spirit.

In 1845, Mexico would not relinquish its claim to Texas, and the U.S. prepared for war. Under the command of General Zachary "Old Rough and Ready" Taylor, Sarah signed on as a laundress and cook and bivouacked with Taylor's army in Corpus Christi, preparing for an attack by Mexico. Before the war even began, though, her husband was killed. But going home was out of the question. She considered the army her home and its soldiers her family. Nowhere else would her courage and compassion be so much needed and appreciated.

While battle raged around her, Sarah became a familiar figure through the haze of sulfurous blue smoke and the stench of exploding gunpowder, riding among the flames to retrieve the wounded. Through the long years of bitter battle, she would find love in the arms of a sergeant with eyes as golden as a flame, and friendship in the company of Cruz, a Mexican woman whose personal history encompassed the war in all its passions and horrors.

In Fearless, Lucia St. Clair Robson opens the doors to history and brings us into the life of a truly remarkable woman. Colorful and sweeping, this breathtaking novel captures both our heritage and our heart.

From the Back Cover: "Sarah Bowman, a frontier character of much color and notoriety, is as appealing in fiction as she must have been in life. . . . A vivid epoch and a winning woman."
--Larry McMurtry
Author of Lonesome Dove

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