Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy Themes

Seymour Reit
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The world's population is comprised of many ethnicities, creeds and races. However, that same world's population can, in another sense, be divided into just two distinct groups: risk takers and non-risk takers. The protagonist of Behind Rebel Lines falls undeniably into the former group. Beginning her life on a farm in rural Canada, Emma Edmonds tried to make up for the disappointment that her father felt in having a daughter and not a son. She wore men's clothing, worked in the fields, climbed the highest trees and rode the wildest horses. Still, a resentment remained within her father.

As the schism between daughter and father grew, Emma struck out on her own at just sixteen years of age. Not only did she run away from home, she ran away from her country. Out in the world alone, Emma decided to try her luck in the United States...

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