1. a novel set in the Civil War that tells a story of undying devotion and pressing onward
2. proof that you can write an award-winning novel without knowing what in the world a quotation mark or a sentence fragment is
taken from the text: Inman ran down to the porch and looked up at Sara. He said, Warm your baby up and then build you a fire just as high as your head and put on a cauldron of water to boil. And then he jogged off down the road.