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The Silent Shore of Memory

John C. Kerr

Texas Christian University Press

240 pgs. 

For the Civil War Buff, this story by San Antonian John C. Kerr records the life of James Barnhill from time as a Confederate soldier through Reconstruction in Texas and his later career as a lawyer & judge. Exploring the history of Texas through the complexities of race relations following the Civil War, this story touches on the meaning of familial strength and friendship in times of struggle.

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