Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen.

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      PAIGE, W. W. Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen. Library Journal, [s. l.], v. 143, n. 13, p. 83, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 jun. 2019.
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      Paige, W. W. (2018) ‘Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen’, Library Journal, 143(13), p. 83. Available at: http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=131038200&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886 (Accessed: 18 June 2019).
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      Paige, WW 2018, ‘Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen’, Library Journal, vol. 143, no. 13, p. 83, viewed 18 June 2019, .
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      Paige, Wendy W. “Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen.” Library Journal 143, no. 13 (August 2018): 83. http://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/customlink/proxify/proxify.php?count=1&encode=0&proxy=&find_1=&replace_1=&target=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edb&AN=131038200&authtype=sso&custid=s1007886.
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Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 August #1

Many historical novels celebrate strong women whose accomplishments went unheralded in their time. Cathy Williams, the first black woman to serve in the U.S. Army, is a prime example. Bird's (Above the East China Sea, 2014) fictionalized version of her life begins in 1864, when Yankee general Philip Sheridan burns the Missouri plantation where she is enslaved and takes her as "contraband" to become his cook's assistant. Cathy is proud of her illustrious African heritage, and her witty voice and down-to-earth honesty enliven her lengthy tale. After Appomattox, declining a traditional feminine role, she dresses as a man and enlists as "William Cathay." Bird's meaty epic provides abundant, intimate details about Cathy's life as a Buffalo Soldier: her patrols on the western frontier; the racism of her unit's white commanding officer; and the harassment she endures from her fellow soldiers, who find her self-protective modesty unnatural. She's also secretly attracted to her fair-minded sergeant. "If you don't push, you never move ahead," she notes, determining never to be unfree again. An admiring novel about a groundbreaking, mentally tough woman. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2018 August #1

Developed from an original screenplay that won a place in the Meryl Streep-funded Writers Lab in 2015, this novel wraps a fictional narrative around the real-life Cathy Williams, the only woman, disguised as a man, to serve with the Buffalo Soldiers following the Civil War. Born a slave to a descendant of an African Amazon queen, Cathy is liberated from a miserable Missouri tobacco farm when Gen. Philip Sheridan burns it to the ground. Requisitioned from the farm by Sheridan to become his cook's helper, she attracts the protective attention of chef Solomon, who helps her navigate the military life. When the war ends, Cathy and Solomon's plans to head West fall apart, leading her to refashion herself as a "William Cathay" so she can join the peacekeeping forces of Sgt. Levi Allbright in the cavalry. VERDICT Bird (Above the East China Sea) crafts a number of clever scenarios that build tension around Cathy's disguise as a man, creating a not-to-be-missed read for fans of historical military fiction and strong female protagonists.—Wendy W. Paige, Shelby Cty. P.L., Morristown, IN

Copyright 2018 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2018 July #2

Bird's rich historical novel (after Above the East China Sea) is a layered study of post-Civil War America from the imagined perspective of remarkable Buffalo Soldier Cathy/Cathay Williams, the first woman to serve in the legendary all-black cavalry and infantry. Mining the rich terrain of Civil War military history, the nation's western expansion and clashes with Native Americans, and the fraught issues of gender and race relations, Bird frames an epic romantic tale around Williams. It tracks her life from the time she's taken from her family as "contraband" by the Union Army in the waning days of the Civil War, to her service as a cook's aide to Gen. Philip Sheridan, to her illicit enlistment in the Army—disguised as William Cathay—and service as a rifleman with the Buffalo Soldiers cavalry. Williams, as narrator, reveals a bravado fueled by her love of dashing Yankee soldier Wager Swayne, hero-worship of Sheridan, and pride in her heritage as the granddaughter of an African queen. Bird's fast-paced, action-packed story is a bittersweet one—grand love and legacy ultimately eluded Williams—but this fearless, often heartbreaking account sheds a welcome light on an extraordinary American warrior. (Sept.)

Copyright 2018 Publishers Weekly.