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Product Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Bethany House Publishers (February 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556618859
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556618857
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,198,556 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Gilbert Morris spent ten years as a pastor before becoming Professor of English at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas and earning a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas. During the summers of 1984 and 1985, he did postgraduate work at the University of London. A prolific writer, he has had over 25 scholarly articles and 200 poems published in various periodicals, and over the past years has had more than 180 novels published, including THE HOUSE OF WINLSOW series, LIONS OF JUDAH series and CHENEY DUVALL, M.D. His family includes three grown children, and he and his wife live in Alabama.

Aaron McCarver teaches drama and Christian literature at Wesley College in Florence, Mississippi. His deep interest in Christian fiction and broad knowledge of the Christian market have given him the background for editorial consultation with all the "writing Morrises" as well as other novelists. It was through his editorial relationship with Gilbert Morris that The Spirit of Appalachia series came to life.


More About the Author

Gilbert Morris is among today's most popular Christian writers; his books having sold nearly six million copies worldwide. He specializes in historical fiction and won a 2001 Christy Award for the Civil War drama Edge of Honor. Once a pastor and English professor who earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas, Morris lives with his wife in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Customer Reviews

Loved the great research and attention to detail.
amelia scriven
I enjoy reading good christian books with good morals.
Kent Brendle
It was very Good.i like the history of our country.
Bruce J. Muller-Thym

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on December 21, 1998
Format: Paperback
I am certainly not anyone to give a book review. I am only a reader, not a writer. But the style of these two writers is exactly what I have been looking for. I have read the first two books in the series of 'Spirit of Appalachia' and I'm looking forward to the third.
The story was so captivating to me, I couldn't stand to put it down! I am sure the writers had as much fun writing these as I had reading them!
The descriptions of places and characters puts a vivid picture in one's mind, so the reader feels as though he is actually standing in the place that is being described and with the character being described. Each character has a unique personality, so the reader can decide what kind of person he is reading about immediately.
Upon completion of the first book, I began reading the second one almost immediatly. I am anxious to find out what Hawk's son is going to do now! God bless you! Keep up the good work!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 13, 1999
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This was an excellent book. You can't wait to find out what happens to all the characters. Hawk spends a good share of his life hating God because his wife died. Its sad to see someone go through life like that. The story shows how he overcomes that along with how the other characters face their problems. This book teaches valuable life lessons. Well written, great story.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Brandi on May 7, 2002
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This is a wonderful book. I read Gilbert Morris' series 'Cheney Duvuall M.D.' and decided to give this one a try and I'm glad I did. Gilbert Morris has wonderful way of spinning plots so that sometimes you never know what's going to happen. This is only the first book in the series I suggest the rest of the books in the series as well.
Josh Spencer leaves Williamsburg after the birth of his son Jacob and the death of his wife Faith to find himself in the Appalachian Mountains. For the short time he is there alone, tragedy strikes and a Cherokee chief, Sequatchie, finds him and brings him some hope.
After Elizabeth and Patrick MacNeal were married they stayed with Elizabeth's parents, William and Anne Martin, in Boston. They had two children, Andrew who will be thirteen and Sarah who will be ten. Patrick MacNeal's dream was to own a house and have his own land for his family, his dream hasn't been able to come true yet. Then a conspiracy is put into action to take over Martin Shipping Company, which results in a broken engagement for William Martin Jr. After the conspiracy Elizabeth and Patrick decide to follow Patrick's dream by going over the Appalachian Mountains and get their own land.
They sail to Virginia and join a wagon train heading west. The leaders of the wagon train end up being Josh Spencer now called Hawk and Sequatchie. Hawk's long time friend Paul Anderson heads over the mountains with him to preach to the Cherokee. The journey is packed with broken wagon wheels, horrible storms, flooded creeks, and last but not least a renegade Indian attack. The Indian attack has some casualties, which result in broken families.
The Frontier brought them together but will God keep them apart?
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 10, 1997
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This book, Over the Misty Mountains, is an excellent book.
It is a book that one would love to just sit back and read
from cover to cover. An exciting book well-written by
a brand new author(Aaron Mccarver).
I can't wait for the sequel!
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The Cherokee Indians gave him the name "Hawk." He had lost his wife and set out to Tennessee where the Cherokees found him. They nursed him to health and he lived with them learning their ways. He guides a wagon train west and meets Elizabeth. The story could have moved faster and the unexpected is always nice. Ruth Thompson author of "The Bluegrass Dream"
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By nancy Murphy on October 22, 2014
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Ok, I really liked the story. That said if you don't mind all the describing of the dress, the building, the mts. etc etc etc. The author goes on to long in describing things, I skipped over a lot of it to get back to the story, that said I did order the next in the series as it is interesting to see how America was settled and how hard it was for them.
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By Ann M. Debisschop on July 14, 2014
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I really enjoyed this novel and look forward to reading the second book in the series.
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By Sandi Esch on July 8, 2014
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I can hardly wait to start reading book two. This book kept my attention from the very first chapter. Loved it!
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