|Plot Summary of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All|
99 year old Lucy Mardsen, wheelchair bound resident at a nursing home, tells her life story in this book. Married at fifteen to a fifty year old Civil War vet, Willie Marsden, Lucy is thrust into the role of wife and mother. Lucy, full of experience and information collected over 90 years, recounts tales of her husband's life as a 13 year old confederate soldier and of the events that shape her future marriage to him. Spunky, wise, and funny, the old lady reveals all concerning her life, the lives of her friends and relations, southern culture, race relations, wealth and poverty, and how war changes everything.
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|Chapter Analysis of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians
- War, Civil
- White (American)
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- very gullible, like Gomer Pyle
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of hetero sex
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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