ComicsChildrenHumorFitnessReferenceITLawCookingHobbiesTeachingSelf-HelpPhotoFantasyHistoryTestsCalendarsFictionLGBTTeenagersTransportMemorisMedicineMysteryRelationshipsPoliticsBusinessSpiritualityRomanceBiblesMathSportTravelOtherNo category
» » A Spent Bullet: Louisiana 1941
A Spent Bullet: Louisiana 1941 e-book

Author:

Curt Iles

Language:

English

Category:

Fiction

Subcategory:

Genre Fiction

ePub size:

1644 kb

Other formats:

azw doc mbr mobi

Rating:

4.3

Publisher:

WestBow Press (August 29, 2011)

Pages:

272

ISBN:

1449722334

A Spent Bullet: Louisiana 1941 e-book

by Curt Iles


Told in the warm and touching style loved by readers of his previous eight books, Curt Iles weaves a story of love, history, and redemption.

Told in the warm and touching style loved by readers of his previous eight books, Curt Iles weaves a story of love, history, and redemption.

More than a love story, A Spent Bullet recreates a memorable but largely forgotten time in Louisiana and our nation's history. Told in the warm and touching style loved by readers of his previous eight books, Curt Iles weaves a story of love, history, and redemption.

A Spent Bullet : Louisiana 1941. Walmart 9781449722333. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. A Spent Bullet : Louisiana 1941. Book Format: Choose an option.

He is best known for his short story collections and historical novels set in Louisiana's Pineywoods region

He is best known for his short story collections and historical novels set in Louisiana's Pineywoods region. Whether writing about his deep Southern roots or the amazing place called Africa, his stories celebrate life, family, and people who fill life with joy, wonder, and awe. His life statement is "to be a man God can use and be respected by his wife, sons, and grandchildren.

Louisiana's piney woods are engulfed by a tidal wave of soldiers engaged in the largest army maneuvers ever undertaken on American soil. For many of these young men, as well as the isolated Southern communities, life will never be the same. Although no one knows it, our nation will be at war in three months.

Sam and his best friend, Sergeant Ed, take part in the Louisiana Army Maneuvers, a mock battle featuring infantry, tanks, jeeps, and traditional cavalry units. As the battles end and Pearl Harbor nears, Uncle Sam and his friends escape into the piney woods of western Louisiana where they become the forerunners of the famous Fort Polk wild horse herd. Told by storyteller Curt Iles with creative illustrations by emerging artist Jade Ross and sleight of hand by graphic designer Julian Quebedeaux, Uncle Sam: A Horse's Tale is a delightful story of a memorable time seventy years ago.

Spent Bullet is a 'must read' for those yearning to read a great WWII romance & to learn more about.

Late summer 1941. Louisiana's piney woods are engulfed by a tidal wave of soldiers engaged in the largest army maneuvers ever undertaken on American soil. For many of these young men, as well as the isolated Southern communities, life will never be the same. Although no one knows it, our nation will be at war in three months. Elizabeth Reed is a young Louisiana schoolteacher who dislikes soldiers. Harry Miller is a Wisconsin soldier who hates Louisiana. It only makes sense that they should meet and fall in love. Their story begins with a bullet-an empty cartridge tossed from a truckload of soldiers. The note inside it will change the destinies of these two young people. In the midst of large-scale battles between the red and blue armies, Harry and Elizabeth are each fighting their own war with dark secrets from their pasts. They have nothing in common except mutual desires to escape these pasts. In spite of clashing at every turn, they run right into each other's arms as they jointly learn that the hardest person to forgive is yourself. Within this clash of cultures lies the core message of A Spent Bullet. Rural Louisiana is never the same, and neither are the soldiers who learn about Louisiana mud, mosquitoes, and misery mixed with memorable Southern hospitality. More than a love story, A Spent Bullet recreates a memorable but largely forgotten time in Louisiana and our nation's history. Told in the warm and touching style loved by readers of his previous eight books, Curt Iles weaves a story of love, history, and redemption.
Dalallador
Curt Isles has written a good human interest book set during the time before WWII when the Louisiana Maneuvers were happening. Anyone from Louisiana who knows about the LA. Manuevers will enjoy this book, and in fact, anyone who just enjoys a good story about a real-life time will enjoy it. The story is about a family from the area that Mr. Isles grew up in, near DeRidder, LA, and their interaction with the soldiers who were training in that area. The reader will find humor, candid advice, sadness, wisdom,and beliefs about the Christian life from the characters that lives in the story. I highly recommend it!
Blackworm
I really enjoyed this story of the military maneuvers which took place near my home in Sugartown, LA. I remember many stories my husband told about growing up here in that time period. Amazing stories which have been verified in this book and in the stories of other locals.
Daigrel
I definitely recommend this writing by Curt Iles. Easy read, never drags , filled with south Louisiana history & culture. Growing up not far from this area I enjoyed 'visiting' with TH locals & becoming part of their family. Which is exactly where this story takes you.
Little Devil
Curt Iles is a rising star in American literature. His novel "A Spent Bullet" captures the true spirit of the times and transports the reader into an amazing conflux of humanity and technology colliding in rural America, 1941. In his unique and entertaining style, Curt brings the characters to life, flaws and all. A beautiful story of love and redemption that teaches us that nothing is accidental, and that God has a plan for our life. An exciting book, filled with colloquial humor and people of integrity. I recommend "A Spent Bullet" highly!
Moronydit
Mr. Curt has always had a gift of captivating an audience whether in print or when speaking. I remember him as a principal of our school and hanging on every word he spoke. This book did not disappoint from page one to the end makes you feel like you are living it.
happy light
If you have ever read To Kill a Mocking Bird and liked it, then you will love A Spent Bullet. Curt Iles is a wonderful story teller and this story makes you feel like you are there with the characters. You will not want to put it down.
Yellow Judge
I lived through one set of "Maneuvers" in the 50's, this book made me feel like I had lived through this set, also.
I've never written a review before because writing is not my strength, although it certainly is Mr. Iles'. I'm usually not a fan of historical books, but I found myself not wanting to put it down. It flowed very well. The characters were interesting. And I loved picturing the places in Louisiana....it felt like home. I highly recommend this book!!!

e-Books related to A Spent Bullet: Louisiana 1941