A study of the hero in his archetypal struggle against death, this vel follows the Civil War in the West through the career of Confederate Rivers Allard, a Kentuckian who rides with Forrest. Southern Classics Series.
Caroline Gordon (1895-1981), a native of Kentucky, began her literary career in the 1920's after her marriage to poet Allen Tate. In 1929 her first story appeared. In 1931 her first novel, Penhally, was published. This was followed by three volumes of short fiction and eight more novels.