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The Civil War

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The Civil War by Shelby Foote
  • Paperback $26.00

    Nov 12, 1986 | 856 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Jan 26, 2011 | 856 Pages

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“Here, for a certainty, is one of the great historical narratives…a unique and brilliant achievement, one that must be firmly placed in the ranks of the masters.”—Van Allen Bradley, Chicago Daily News

“A stunning book full of color, life, character and a new atmosphere of the Civil War, and at the same time a narrative of unflagging power. Eloquent proof that an historian should be a writer above all else.” —Burke Davis

“To read this great narrative is to love the nation—to love it through the living knowledge of its mortal division. Whitman, who ultimately knew and loved the bravery and frailty of the soldiers, observed that the real Civil War would never be written and perhaps should not be. For me, Shelby Foote has written it…. This work was done to last forever.” —James M. Cox, Southern Review

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