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Country: An Epic Novel of West Point and the Civil War

Country: An Epic Novel of West Point and the Civil War

by Bob Mayer
Country: An Epic Novel of West Point and the Civil War

Country: An Epic Novel of West Point and the Civil War

by Bob Mayer

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Overview

In the vein of HBO's Rome miniseries, two former West Point cadets, Lucius Rumble and Elijah Cord, are involved in the decisions at many of the major crossroads of our history as the Civil War erupts around them.

They go from West Point, to Washington DC, through First Bull Run, the Monitor battling the Merrimac, to Grant's initial successes at Forts Henry and Donelson. We arrive on the precipice of failure as Grant's army is routed on the first day of the battle of Shiloh and he sits in the rain, under an oak treat, contemplating retreat.

They swore oaths, both personal and professional. They were fighting for country, for a way of life and for family. Classmates carried more than rifles and sabers into battle. They had friendships, memories, children and wives. They had innocence lost, promises broken and glory found.

Praise for Mayer's war fiction:
Stephen Coonts: "A scorcher of a novel!"
WEB Griffin: "Exciting & Authentic!"


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940162202035
Publisher: Cool Gus
Publication date: 08/02/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 376,010
File size: 484 KB

About the Author

Bob Mayer grew up in New York City and is a NY Times Bestselling author and graduate of West Point. He was an Infantry platoon leader, a Battalion Scout platoon leader and Brigade recon platoon leader in the First Cav Division. Then he joined Special Forces and commanded a Green Beret A-Team as well as other special duty assignments. He’s had over 75 books published and sold over 5 million, including the #1 series The Green Berets, Shadow Warriors, Area 51, Atlantis and the Time Patrol. Having traveled the world, including living in the Orient where he earned a black belt, and on an island off the east coast of the US and one off the west coast, in the Rockies and Smokies and places in between, he now lives peacefully with his wife and dogs. He previously wrote under multiple pen names including Robert Doherty, Greg Donegan, Joe Dalton and Bob McGuire. Download his free Readers Guide for a list of all his titles and links.

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