From the celebrated author of RubyfruitJungle and Bingocomes a stirring novel of the Civil War, a tale oftrue love and mistaken identity.
Bright, gutsy and young,Geneva Chatfieldmarries Nash Hart in Albemarle County, Virginia, thesame day Fort Sumter's guns fire the start of theCivil War. Five days later she loses him as Nashjoins the Confederate Army.
But sensitive Nash recoils in horrorfrom the violence of war, while Geneva isinvigorated by the chase and the fight.
This macho major, to his ownshock and amazement, finds himself inexplicablyattracted to the young soldier named "Jimmy."And this is only the beginning of a novel thatmoves with sureness and grace from the ferocity ofbattle to the struggle on the homefront, and bringspassion and sly humor to a story of dawning love.High Hearts is a penetrating,delightful and sweeping tale that gives fresh life to afascinatingtime