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The brothers' war : Civil War voices in verse

Author: J Patrick Lewis
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The wonderful wordplay of J. Patrick Lewis breathes new life into the speeches of Lincoln, the letters of Grant and Lee, and the moving human drama of our country's Civil War. Lewis' poignant poetry gives young readers a vivid insight into the brutal conflict that tore America apart. The author draws on primary-source books and articles to inspire each poem, bringing the ordinary and extraordinary voices of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis
ISBN: 9781426300363 1426300360 9781426300370 1426300379
OCLC Number: 77504846
Description: 31 p. : ill., map ; 25 x 26 cm.
Responsibility: by J. Patrick Lewis ; including photographs by Civil War photographers.

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The wonderful wordplay of J. Patrick Lewis breathes new life into the speeches of Lincoln, the letters of Grant and Lee, and the moving human drama of our country's Civil War. Lewis' poignant poetry gives young readers a vivid insight into the brutal conflict that tore America apart. The author draws on primary-source books and articles to inspire each poem, bringing the ordinary and extraordinary voices of the Civil War to light. The book also includes a note from the Photo Editor on the authentic period images used throughout. Readers experience history directly as it was lived by Americans in the 1860s.

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