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The killer angels : a novel

Author: Michael Shaara
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Ballantine Books trade edView all editions and formats
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Portraits of Lee, Longstreet, and other Civil War leaders are interwoven with historical detail to provide a fictional re-creation of the bloody battle at Gettysburg. A superb re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg, but its real importance is its insight into what the war was about, and what it meant. In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation's history, two armies fought for two dreams. One dreamed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
The killer angels.
New York : Ballantine Books, 1996
(DLC) 96096190
(OCoLC)35046385
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shaara
ISBN: 9780345513731 0345513738
OCLC Number: 703610313
Notes: "Originally published in 1974 by David McKay Co., Inc., New York"--T.p. verso.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1975.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 374 p. : ill., maps)
Responsibility: Michael Shaara.

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Portraits of Lee, Longstreet, and other Civil War leaders are interwoven with historical detail to provide a fictional re-creation of the bloody battle at Gettysburg. A superb re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg, but its real importance is its insight into what the war was about, and what it meant. In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation's history, two armies fought for two dreams. One dreamed of freedom, the other of a way of life. Far more than rifles and bullets were carried into battle. There were memories. There were promises. There was love. And far more than men fell on those Pennsylvania fields. Shattered futures, forgotten innocence, and crippled beauty were also the casualties of war.

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