by Laird Hunt
I was strong and he was not so it was me went to war to defend the Republic.
I stepped across the border out of Indiana into Ohio.
Twenty dollars, two salt-pork sandwiches, and I took jerky, biscuits, six old apples, fresh underthings and a blanket too.
There was a conflagration to come; I wanted to lend it my spark.
Meet Gallant Ash: hero, folk legend and master of war.
Ash is a leader of men and a brutal and fearless soldier.
Will look you dead in the eye and kill for no reason.
But Ash has a secret. Gallant Ash is a woman. This is her story.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/02/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780701188795
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