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The nature of sacrifice : a biography of Charles Russell Lowell, Jr.

Author: Carol Bundy
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this intimate portrait of a privileged young Yankee who became a battle-hardened soldier and revered officer, Carol Bundy draws on a wealth of family papers and unexamined public archives to display the lasting influence Lowell had on his and subsequent generations. With his almost unerring ability to understand the implications of a situation and to act accordingly, Lowell came to symbolize the perfection of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Charles Russell Lowell; Charles Russell Lowell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Bundy
ISBN: 0374120773 9780374120771
OCLC Number: 209539398
Description: viii, 548 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Carol Bundy.
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In this intimate portrait of a privileged young Yankee who became a battle-hardened soldier and revered officer, Carol Bundy draws on a wealth of family papers and unexamined public archives to display the lasting influence Lowell had on his and subsequent generations. With his almost unerring ability to understand the implications of a situation and to act accordingly, Lowell came to symbolize the perfection of a gentleman officer and, with his death, the lost promise of New England."

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