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Robert E. Lee : a biography

Author: Emory M Thomas
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a thorough examination of the life of Robert E. Lee, a biography finds meaning in Lee's successes and failures and portrays him as a man struggling with personal inner torments who found release in the responsibilities of war.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emory M Thomas
ISBN: 0393316319 9780393316315
OCLC Number: 37751837
Description: 472 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Emory M. Thomas.

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