Books Like March by Geraldine Brooks | Suggesting Reading

Geraldine Brooks
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•  Brooks takes the absent father from Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women (1868) and creates his story in March, focusing on his Civil War experiences. Alcott’s work chronicles the lives of his wife and children in Concord, Massachusetts, as they wait for March to come home.

•  Brooks’s historical novel Year of Wonders (2001) imagines the devastation of the plague on an English town in the seventeenth century and on a young housemaid’s struggles to survive.

•  Stephen Crane’s classic novel The Red Badge of Courage, originally published in 1894, documents the horror of the Civil War and examines the complex ways that the participants responded to it. In his characterization of Henry Fleming, a young Union soldier, Crane explores questions of honor, cowardice, and humanity.

•  Charles Frazier&rsquo...

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