The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Part 2

The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Part 2

by Shelby Foote
     
 

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FREDERICKSBURG TO MERIDIAN

"Gettysburg...is described with such meticulous attention to action, terrain, time, and the characters of the various commanders that I understand, at last, what happened in that battle.... Mr. Foote has an acute sense of the relative importance of events and a novelist's skill in directing the reader's attention to the men and

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FREDERICKSBURG TO MERIDIAN

"Gettysburg...is described with such meticulous attention to action, terrain, time, and the characters of the various commanders that I understand, at last, what happened in that battle.... Mr. Foote has an acute sense of the relative importance of events and a novelist's skill in directing the reader's attention to the men and the episodes that will influence the course of the whole war, without omitting items which are of momentary interest. His organization of facts could hardly be better."—Atlantic

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786101139
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Edition description:
Unabridged, 14 Cassettes
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.44(h) x 2.36(d)

Meet the Author

Although he now makes his home in Memphis, Tennessee. Shelby Foote comes from a long line of Mississippians. He was born in Greenville, Mississippi, and attended school there until he entered the University of North Carolina. During World War II he served in the European theater as a captain of field artillery. In the period since the war, he has written five novels: Tournament, Follow Mc Down, Love in a Dry Season, Shiloh and Jordan County. He has been awarded three Guggenheim fellowships.

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