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- DescriptionI was strong and he was t so it was me went to war to defend the Republic. I stepped across the border out of Indiana into Ohio. Twenty dollars, two salt-pork sandwiches, and I took jerky, biscuits, six old apples, fresh underthings and a blanket too. There was a conflagration to come; I wanted to lend it my spark. Meet Gallant Ash: hero, folk legend and master of war. Ash is a leader of men and a brutal and fearless soldier. Will look you dead in the eye and kill for reason. But Ash has a secret. Gallant Ash is a woman. This is her story.
- Author BiographyLaird Hunt is the author of six novels, a collection of stories and two translations. Kind One was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and won the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Fiction, and his last novel, Neverhome ('A brilliant and breathtaking blaze of a novel' Clare Clark, Guardian), won the Grand Prix de Litterature Americaine and The Bridge Prize and was shortlisted for the Prix Femina Etranger. He teaches in the creative writing PhD program at the University of Denver, where he edits the Denver Quarterly. He and his wife, the poet Eleni Sikelianos, live in Boulder, Colorado, with their daughter, Eva Grace.
- PrizesShortlisted for Prix Femina 2015.
- Author(s)Laird Hunt
- PublisherVintage Publishing
- Date of Publication05/02/2015
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintChatto & Windus
- Out-of-print date09/12/2016
- Weight390 g
- Width143 mm
- Height222 mm
- Spine24 mm
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