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The killer angels

Author: Michael Shaara
Publisher: Edinburgh : Polygon, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a re-creation of the Battle of Gettysburg, a fictional account which uses the letters and documents of the soldiers themselves to reflect the spirit of the times. It gives an insight into what the war was about and what it meant.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shaara
ISBN: 9781846970863 1846970865
OCLC Number: 228581694
Notes: Originally published: New York: McKay, 1974; Edinburgh: Canongate, 1997.
Description: xxxiii, 346 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Michael Shaara.

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'The best and most realistic historical novel about war I have ever read.' GENERAL H NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF 'My favourite historical novel ... A superb recreation of the Battle of Gettysburg, but its Read more...

 
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