An extraordinary novel
about a wife who disguises herself as a man and goes off to fight in the Civil
She calls herself Ash, but
that’s not her real name. She is a farmer’s faithful wife, but she has left her
husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War. Neverhome tells
the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through
bloodshed, hysteria, and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a folk legend, a
madwoman, and a traitor to the American cause.
Laird Hunt’s dazzling new
novel throws a light on the adventurous women who chose to fight instead of
stay behind. It’s also a mystery story: Why did Ash leave and her husband
stay? Why can she not return? What will she have to go through to make it back
In gorgeous prose, Hunt’s
rebellious young heroine fights her way through history, back home to her
husband, and into our hearts. Download and start listening now!