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Burpwallow Holler

Length: 106 pages1 hour


Art Palmer,a shell-shocked cavalry officer has retreated to the solitude and peace of the Appalachian mountains. Staying away from towns,he does what he can to help farmers rebuild their lives in the time of the Reconstruction.His only companions are his Morgan stallion and the weapons that he carries. Journeying to assist his widowed sister in Georgia, Art stops off in Gatlinburg,Tennessee,a town of mixed loyalties in the recent conflict. While there he hears of the rise of the KKK,who are persecuting a fellow veteran,a mixed-race hero with a similar background to him. He should be on his way,but he can't leave the man to perish alone - it would be like running out on himself. Some wars never end.

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