A copy was provided to me for my honest review. I would have given this book four stars because I liked it a lot but only gave it three stars because it was not formatted for Mobi causing double spaces between lines and sentences being split with the rest of the sentence two lines down making it difficult to read but I did and enjoyed it. A well written book if formatted properly. It is a story about a young man(teenager) that loses his parents to yellow fever taking on the responsibility of raising his younger brother and sister in early nineteenth century. The story of his life including his heartaches, love and making a living from the beginning tragedy to old age. In the end of the book, the author includes pictures of the Dobyns in real life.
I am including a sample of what made it difficult to read but well written. Here is a copy of one page.
feel it in my bones
this wasn’t going to be good.
I got our supplies and went home and told Mila about the bank
“Darlin’, if that bank doesn’t give us our money when I go
back this next week, we’re going to be in trouble. I don’t know
what is going on, but I think it has something to do with
Washington DC and
the stock market.”
“What will we do, Charley?” Mila asked me in a concerned tone of
Unknown (2014-08-28T16:29:38.471797+00:00). Dobyns-Chronicles.pd (Kindle Locations 5064-5068). Kindle Edition. link to the book.