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Theory of War

"[A] vivid historical novel--part poignant biographical fiction, part raw frontier epic." TIME Taking flight from an extraordinary real-life family history, here is a riveting novel of how the past lives on, generation after generation. THEORY OF WAR is the richly imagined story of one woman's journey into what a distant relation might have experienced--and how echoes of his suffering haunt his descendents to this day.

1993  Costa Book Awards