Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign (UNABRIDGED)
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- Seller:Wisepenny Books
- Sales Rank:655,172
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Audio Cassette
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.1
- Dimensions (in):2.8 x 5 x 7.3
- Publication Date:October 25, 1994
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Historian/novelist Foote's masterly work has been culled from his critically acclaimed three-volume narrative of the Civil War. 3 cassettes.
Shelby Foote, who cut such a courtly figure in Ken Burns's PBS series The Civil War, is an uncommonly graceful writer as well, and this careful study of the 1863 Gettysburg campaign assumes the contours of a classical tragedy. Foote positions readers on the field of battle itself, among swirling smoke and clattering grapeshot, and invites us to feel for ourselves its hellishness: "men on both sides were hollering as they milled about and fired, some cursing, others praying ... not a commingling of shouts and yells but rather like a vast mournful roar." Foote's fine book is history as literature, and a welcome addition to any Civil War buff's library.
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