Gone To Dallas the Storekeeper 1856-1861, A Book Review

Gone To Dallas the Storekeeper 1856-1861, A Book Review


                 The Storekeeper  1856-1861

                                                                 Laurie Moore-Moore 

‘Gone to Dallas and a voyage again in time to see how issues have been completely different and but the identical.’  Laurie Moore-Moore has written the novel ‘Gone To Dallas The Storekeeper 1856-1861’ about how the character of Sara and her voyage by wagon prepare on the time proper earlier than the Civil Conflict with all occasions that have been going to occur to the nation.  That is the story initially of a significant metropolis at some point sooner or later.  Sara is the storekeeper that has many selections to make in coping with the various relationships which can be and can have an effect on her life and others and nonetheless residing the way in which she desires.

Laurie Moore-Moore has written a novel for younger adults and adults who like American historical past and relationships.  From the scenes of the wagon prepare voyage to the constructing of her first retailer to the very beginnings of a city of massive buildings and that may change into a significant metropolis sooner or later.  Laurie in addition to Sara has described the period and the lifetime of a rising time for us all.  Laurie is an writer that teaches survival strategies which can be each bodily and emotional.  Laurie’s description of how Dallas was bodily shaped from the rivers to the praires have been made seen together with all the true and imaginary characters from Sara and Morgan and all the opposite characters that share their very own tales as a part of a much bigger story of nation and state.

‘Gone to Dallas’ may very well be used for a Language Arts/Historical past-Social research lesson for a center college/highschool classroom.  Simply discussing the settings, characters and theme of the e book could be good for the Language Arts, and for a Social research lesson may very well be a geography with the lay of the land from the wagon prepare journey to establishing the city.

Climb aboard an 1856 Dallas-bound wagon prepare and be part of a plucky feminine protagonist for the journey of a lifetime in Laurie Moore-Moore’s richly entertaining new e book, Gone to Dallas, The Storekeeper 1856-1861. Far out of your common historic novel or western, Gone to Dallas is a compelling story of migration, betrayal, loss of life and goals—peppered with actual folks, locations, and occasions. With a forged of fascinating characters and extra bumps and hazards than a wagon path, Gone to Dallas tells the unforgettable story of a formidable frontier girl within the context of true Texas historical past.

It had appeared so romantic — and now so way back — when Morgan Darnell courted Sara in Tennessee, lastly convincing her they need to marry and be part of an 1856 “Gone to Texas” wagon prepare touring alongside the “Path of Tears,” by means of Indian territory, and throughout the Pink River into Texas.

In a accident, Sara arrives in Dallas a 19-year-old widow, armed with loads of pluck, and decided to open a basic retailer within the tiny settlement of log cabins on the Trinity River. Standing in her means as a younger girl alone are a number of challenges. Can Sara (with the assistance of her pals) pull herself up by the bootstraps and overcome uncertainty, vandalism, threats, and even being shot?

Observe Sara as she strives to create her retailer (Sara’s Mercantile Emporium) whereas residing Dallas’ true historical past — from the beginnings of La Réunion (the European colony throughout the Trinity) to a mud and muck circus, a grand ball and the mighty fireplace that burns Dallas to the bottom. Dallas is a difficult place, particularly with the Civil Conflict looming.  Even with the friendship of a former Texas Ranger and Dallas’ most necessary citizen — one other girl — is Sara sturdy sufficient to fulfill the problem? The dangers are excessive. Failure means being destitute in Dallas!

  • Writer ‏ : ‎ Goat Mountain Press (September 23, 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 348 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1737436108
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1737436102

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