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Andersonville

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  • Posted February 6, 2011

    Historical Fiction at Its Best

    As I had a great-grandfather who survived Andersonville Prison, I have read just about everything there is to read on the subject. I highly recommend this book. It is well-researched, poignant, and gives an incredibly gripping account of the events there. This novel is clearly deserving of the Pulitzer Prize it received.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2009

    best historical fiction EVER

    This is the best historical fiction I've ever read. This is a gripping, beautifully told story by a clear master of the art. The characters are drawn so clearly that the humanity of even to most cowardly and corrupt wring compassion from one.
    I read this straight thru in four days; I literally could not put it down.
    Kantor's descriptions of the horrific conditons at Andersonville defied my ability to look away and gave me nightmares.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2004

    Prison of War Camps

    When I first started reading this book I thought it was going to be drawn out and boring, but when as I kept reading on I couldn't stop. I wanted to know what happened next. This book isn't just a story to entertain you but it is also an educational book and I love to learn about history so I fell in love with it. I would recommend this book to every one and exspecially to history freaks like me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2003

    Worth it's weight in gold

    Well worth the literary time it takes to get through all 700+ pages. The writing style takes a little getting used to, none of the dialogue is in quotation marks. I was disgusted, thrilled, saddened and amused. A gem!

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    Posted December 18, 2008

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