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The children"s crusade

D. B. Drumm

The children"s crusade

by D. B. Drumm

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Published by Dell in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementD.B. Drumm.
SeriesTraveler -- no. 11.
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18638955M
ISBN 100440115299
OCLC/WorldCa17017017

  Independent Booksellers Ann Packer's new novel, The Children's Crusade, opens in California, on a scene that's so bedrock American, it's borderline .   Her talents are on dazzling display in The Children’s Crusade, “an absorbing novel that celebrates family even as it catalogs its damages” (People, Book of the Week). This is a “superb storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle), Ann Packer’s most deeply affecting book yet, “tragic and utterly engrossing” (O, The Oprah Magazine)/5(83).

  The first book in the series is, The Children’s Crusade, published by Whitehall Publishing. This is the seventh in the series. She has also compiled a series of books that bring together some of the most compelling and interesting mysteries in our : Cheryl Pula.   An excerpt from THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE by Ann Packer. All afternoon the children avoided their mother: moving from room to room, or from indoors to outdoors, a step or two ahead of her.

2) What is the Children’s Crusade? Slaughterhouse-Five’s subtitle “The Children’s Crusade” refers to the youthfulness of the soldiers who fought in World War g in his own voice at the beginning of the novel, Vonnegut describes how he visited Bernard V. O’Hare, an old war buddy, and was reprimanded by O’Hare’s wife, who hated the idea of Vonnegut glorifying masculine. The Children’s Crusade is as much plot-driven as character-driven. From its opening pages, the book seduces us into a world far from the present era, glides through ensuing decades, and finally drops us off in the 21st century.


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"In The Children's Crusade, Ann Packer flawlessly executes the most daring, difficult and exhilarating feat in the novelist's repertoire: to re-create the history of an era and a place through the history of one family, finding intimacy in the sweep of time and import in the nuance of everyday life, pulling it off with mastery, authority and all the passionate artistry that lovers of her work have come to expect.".

The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer deals with all of the ways that parents influence their children — for bad and for good — and the ways that children influence their parents.

The novel follows four siblings as they try to come to terms with the impact of their childhood when they are faced with the sale of the home in which they grew up.

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'The Children's Crusade is an event vaguely familiar to everyone, but whose real nature has been obscured by myth and metaphor. In this book Gary Dickson offers us the first reliable English account of this cataclysmic outpouring of fervor and how it has been transformed, manipulated and misremembered over the last eight : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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