Across Five Aprils- Summary
The book Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt, is a great fiction novel that gives the reader a good perspective of the average family during the Civil War. This book shows the hardships and tough times that the war cast upon everyone in the U.S. The author tries to get the reader to be sucked in by the constant goings on in the lives of the many characters.
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and back, which shows the area was not very densely populated. This book did not have many morals, but it did show how people could be prejudice, not only towards a different race, but also against someone with different views. Just because Bill ran off to fight for the Confederates, the entire family was labeled as being against the Union, as well. This book was very well written and it got the point across well.