He is destined to die when others lived. It is the year , the Revolutionary War just stirring among the people. The narrator is Tim Meeker, the youngest son in a family that runs their tavern in the town of Redding. The Meeker family goes through lots of sufferings at the cost of war.
His father, Eliphalet Meeker but called Life for short, starts arguing with son. After a while they calmed down and change the subject. My Brother Sam is Dead As you go through the journey of life you begin to realize the many obstacles you have to over come but what charts your growth is home you over come them. Brothers Christopher and James have been writing historical fiction for young people since the early s and have been known as masters of the genre. This book was named a Newbery Honor Book in and recently.
The truth is elusive, although they do seem to have an endless supply of cash. But Walter begins to see a new side to his great uncles when he stumbles on an old photograph of a beautiful woman hidden away in a trunk and asks Garth who she is. When his father dies in a freak accident, the young man goes down to the farms in the flat country to seek a job. Jessica and Jim start training a famous colt, but one day it escapes.