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White doves at morning

a novel

by James Lee Burke

  • 176 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction,
  • Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Lee Burke.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23246950M
    ISBN 100743466624, 074324471X
    LC Control Number2002029436

    White Doves at Morning is the story of the Civil War and Reconstruction in New Iberia, Louisiana. It's realism makes this book different than other Civil War novels I have read. I loved the characters, and found myself cheering and booing as I read. The characters in Burke's White Doves at Morning are so well developed that when I had to put the book down to get on with life I kept wondering what they were doing while I was away. He accurately portrays the personal conflicts that one would have when his/her country is a /5().

      The characters in Burke's White Doves at Morning are so well developed that when I had to put the book down to get on with life I kept wondering what they were doing while I was away. He accurately portrays the personal conflicts that one would have when his/her country is a war with itself/5(). James Burke. White Doves at Morning. 'White doves come at morning Where my soldier sleeps in the ground. I placed my ring in his coffin, The trees o'er his grave have all turned brown.' Set mainly in Louisiana during the years , this passionate novel of men, women and war tells the story of the author's ancestor, Confederate soldier Willie Burke.

    Get this from a library! White doves at morning. [James Lee Burke] -- In a departure from his mystery novels featuring Dave Robicheaux and Billy Bob Holland, Burke describes New Iberia, LA, during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Young Willie Burke (an ancestor of the. A graceful, slender-tailed, small-headed dove that’s common across the continent. Mourning Doves perch on telephone wires and forage for seeds on the ground; their flight is fast and bullet straight. Their soft, drawn-out calls sound like laments. When taking off, their wings make a sharp whistling or whinnying. Mourning Doves are the most frequently hunted species in North America.


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Instead, this 4/5. At its worst, "White Doves at Morning" slips into preachy stereotype: the corrupt plantation owner, the noble slave, the evil overseer. But through it all, Burke tells the story with his own brand of passionate prose, stating his views with power and clarity, while limiting his palette only to shades of gray and black/5().

The characters in Burke's White Doves at Morning are so well developed that when I had to put the book down to get on with life I kept wondering what they were doing while I was away.

He accurately portrays the personal conflicts that one would have when his/her country is a /5. With battle scenes at Shiloh and in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia that no reader will ever forget, and set in a time of upheaval that affected all men and all women at all levels of society, White Doves at Morning is an epic worthy of America’s most tragic conflict, as well as a book of substance, importance, and genuine originality, one.

white doves at morning by James Lee Burke ‧ RELEASE DATE: Nov. 1,   "White Doves at Morning " will convey to the reader how an individual emancipation can take place within the soul of each person involved and how present choices will inevitably have repercussions in future courses of action.

Mr Burke's prose is lyrical and devoid of any superficial, sugar-coated phrases which would demean this striking epic.5/5(5). White Doves at Morning by James Lee Burke pp, Orion, £ Planning to write a novel about the US civil war - some 30 years after the event - Stephen Crane raided a.

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WHITE DOVES AT MORNING ultimately demonstrates the rippling effect that an act of bravery and simple kindness in this instance, Burke's instruction to Flower in reading and writing can have upon people over time. Fans of Robiceaux who eschew. With battle scenes at Shiloh and in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia that no reader will ever forget, and set in a time of upheaval that affected all men and all women at all levels of society, White Doves at Morning is an epic worthy of America's most tragic conflict, as well as a book of substance, importance, and genuine originality, one.

This is James Lee Burke‘s best literary fiction novel. I would put it on the shelf beside Gone with the Wind any day. In my opinion White Doves at Morning is better, for the lack of soap opera, romance and drama, although there is certainly great drama, great history, and the epic stage of the American Civil War.

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Add to Club Selections. White Doves at Morning. Written by James Lee Burke Review by John R. Vallely. Fictional accounts of the Southern experience in the American Civil War have been accused of dwelling on the “history as romance” school of writing.

In WHITE DOVES AT MORNING, he returns to that genre. WHITE DOVES AT MORNING is a stand-alone novel, thus giving Burke freedom with his characters that he does not entirely have with the Robiceaux books or the Billy Bob Holland novels.

One reads WHITE DOVES AT MORNING with no expectations other than that there will be a well-told, engrossing story/5(15). With battle scenes at Shiloh and in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia that no reader will ever forget, and set in a time of upheaval that affected all men and all women at all levels of society, White Doves at Morning is an epic worthy of America's most tragic conflict, as well as a book of substance, importance, and genuine originality, one 4/5(5).

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read White Doves at Morning: A Novel/5(9). Get this from a library. White doves at morning. [James Lee Burke] -- 'White doves come at morning Where my soldier sleeps in the ground.

I placed my ring in his coffin, The trees o'er his grave have all turned brown.' Set mainly in Louisiana during the years.

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