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Enemy Women

A Novel

by Paulette Jiles

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Published by HarperAudio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsKaren White (Narrator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7278066M
ISBN 100060535229
ISBN 109780060535223

Enemy Women (Book): Jiles, Paulette: After facing the loss of her family during the Civil War, eighteen-year-old Adair is imprisoned in a filthy St. Louis women's prison, and a Union major who interviews her falls in love and promises to return for her. Enemy Women (Book): Jiles, Paulette: For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family's avowed neutrality. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to flee. The treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she is caged.

Dec 13,  · In "Enemy Women", Paulette Jiles reminds us of the great suffering that occurred during the American Civil War, particularly among the civilian population. But the message is also that even in the midst of such suffering, examples of great strength and love can be found. Adair Colley lives in rural southeastern Missouri with her father. Enemy Women (Book): Jiles, Paulette: For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family's avowed neutrality. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she is caged.

Jul 04,  · Review. A Sunday Times Read of the Week and Glamour's 'Must Read' ‘I loved “Enemy Women”. It is a gritty, memorable book, full of the things I like best in a novel – a sparky heroine, an unsentimental love story, a confident retelling of the dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.coms: In 'Color of Lightning', I found myself referring back to the maps quite often, and really felt its lack here. Enemy Women was an earlier work; perhaps reprints will include a map. (2) As I began this book, it initially bothered me that the words 'spoken' by the characters were not shown in quotes. But I /5(23).


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Nov 16,  · "Enemy Women" by Paulette Jiles takes place instead in Missouri, one of the 15 slave states, and its story focuses heavily on the injustices and violence suffered by local citizenry. People lost their possessions, their livelihood, basic freedoms, their loved ones, and sometimes their own lives/5().

Jan 01,  · Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles is a Civil War tale set in St. Louis, Missouri. Adair Colley is an eighteen-year-old lady whose family vowed to remain neutral during the Enemy Women book of war.

However, the Union soldiers ruined their house and took their father away leaving her with the responsibility to take care of her two younger sisters/5. Apr 10,  · Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles is, quite possibly, the best Historical Fiction written during the Civil War.

The book carries an overall hopeful tone despite all of the tragedies that befall the main character, Adair Colley, and casts a dark mood. It is told from a third-person point of view, mainly following Adair throughout the novel/5. Apr 10,  · From the Author of the National Book Award Finalist News of the World.

Good Morning America Book Club Pick. Enemy Women book For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family’s avowed neutrality. ENEMY WOMEN, by Paulette Jiles, is the story of one of these women.

Adair Colley is a bold, strong-willed and strong-minded year-old girl and a member of a family that has vowed neutrality in the War. We have partnered with Bookshout and recommend using their app as a simple way to read our e-books. Their App is available for download on iOS and Android devices.

Enemy Women. by Paulette Jiles. Now an escaped "enemy woman," Adair must make her harrowing way south buoyed by a promise seeking a home and a family that may be.

ENEMY WOMEN. by Paulette Jiles. BUY NOW FROM Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 1st, More Fiction & Literature > MORE BY PAULETTE JILES. Fiction. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com: Paulette Jiles.

ENEMY WOMEN Paulette Jiles, Author. Morrow $ (p) ISBN While the writing is literary, the book is more accessible than Cold Mountain, and could easily win a wide. Feb 24,  · 'Enemy Women' By Paulette Jiles. Feb. 24, ; Oct. 29, All through this time Adair's father remained absorbed in his books of law, his Author: Paulette Jiles.

Jun 21,  · But Enemy Women is not the Ozarks' answer to Gone With the Wind, and Jiles affords no sentimentality to the unlikely relationship, sparing a remarkable book. Enemy Women (), a historical novel by Paulette Jiles, recounts an aspect of Civil War history that many are unfamiliar with – the damage caused to civilians and civilian property by marauding, unregulated militias on both sides of the conflict.

The story is told through the eyes of Adair Colley, a young woman from Missouri whose family home is razed and personal life devastated as war collateral. In Enemy Women, Paulette Jiles examines the life of a young woman in southeastern Missouri during the Civil dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com uses her narrative to illuminate events in that very troubled region, a region that is far away from the places we normally associate with the war.

Jan 01,  · Enemy Women, the outstanding first novel by poet Paulette Jiles, leads us into new terrain, both geographic and historical, in the war between the states.

Set in Free shipping over $/5(5). Although Enemy Women is a novel, many of the historical events it describes are real, and the author includes snippets from letters, journals, newspapers, and military dispatches at the beginning of each chapter.

Do you like this technique of mixing the actual with the imagined. How does it affect your reading and/or enjoyment of the narrative. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to flee. The treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she is caged with the criminal and deranged in a filthy women's prison.

But young Adair finds that love can live even in a place of horror and despair. Although Enemy Women is a novel, many of the historical events it describes are real, and the author includes snippets from letters, journals, newspapers, and military dispatches at the beginning of each chapter.

Do you like this technique of mixing the actual with the imagined. Enemy Women. Written by Paulette Jiles Review by Alice Logsdon. Most Americans know why the Civil War was fought and can name some of the battles or identify major figures on both sides.

Less well known are the ways in which the war affected lives far from those famous battlefields. Enemy Women Author: Paulette Jiles. Enemy Women Book Summary and Study Guide.

Paulette Jiles Booklist Paulette Jiles Message Board. Neumann is sent to the Alabama front lines, and Adair braves a perilous solitary trek through uncharted wilderness and enemy territory to find what might be left of her home and family.

Enemy Women. About the Book Enemy Women. by Paulette Jiles. Adair herself is arrested on charges of "enemy collaboration" and sent to a women's prison in St.

Louis. There she meets a Union major, William Neumann, who is to be her interrogator, and the two fall in love. Before he is sent back to the front, Neumann helps Adair plan an escape.

For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she is caged with the criminal and deranged in a filthy women's prison.

For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family’s avowed neutrality.

For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it is a nightmare that tears apart her family and forces her and her sisters to flee. The treachery of a fellow traveler, however, brings about her arrest, and she is caged with the criminal and deranged in a /5(24).The reader who enjoys discovering new historical territory will love Enemy Women, which combines a little-known chapter of the Civil War with a fresh, unsentimental, yet age-old romance in the love story of Adair and Neumann.

Mary Carol Moran teaches the Novel Writers' Workshop for the Auburn University Outreach Program.Mar 08,  · Enemy Women (Book): Jiles, Paulette: After facing the loss of her family during the Civil War, eighteen-year-old Adair is imprisoned in a filthy St.

Louis women's prison, and a Union major who interviews her falls in love and promises to return for her.