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Black Storm Comin' 2005 г 304 стр ISBN 0689871376 инфо 7170i.
Black Storm Comin' 2005 г 304 стр ISBN 0689871376 инфо 7170i.

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Book Description WANTED YOUNG, SKINNY, WIRY FELLOWS NOT OVER EIGHTEEN MUST BE EXPERT RIDERS WILLING TO RISK DEATH DAILY ORPHANS PREFERRED When Colton Wescott sees this sign for the Pony Express, he thаогцжinks he has the solution to his problems He's stuck with his ma and two younger sisters on the wrong side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, with no way to get across They were on a wagon train heading to California when Pa accidentally shot Colton and then galloped awaбаждбy Ma is sick, and Colton needs money to pay the doctor He'd make good money as a Pony rider Colton also needs to get to California -- urgently -- to deliver freedom papers to Ma's sister, a runaway slave The Pony Express job couldget him there There's a catch, though Colton may look almost as white as his pa, but he knows from bitter experience what can happen when people find out Ma is black To be a Pony rider, he'll have to "pass" for white That scares him, and foбнбзрr good reason If his secret is discovered, he could hang Soon Colton is on the ride of his life, racing the dangerous route over the mountains He's riding for his family, for freedom, and maybe even to help keep a divided America together As the nation plunges toward civil war, Colton struggles to unite the two parts of his own identity in this gripping, atmospheric adventure.