“My favorite historical novel . . . 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.”—James M. McPherson
In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation’s history, two armies fought for two conflicting 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. Bright futures, untested innocence, and pristine beauty were also the casualties of war. Michael Shaara’s Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece is unique, sweeping, unforgettable—the dramatic story of the battleground for America’s destiny.
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A reissue of a Pulitzer prize-winning classic, and now the major motion picture GETTYSBURG. As a result of these acclamations, this book is considered one of the greatest novels written on the Civil War.
From the Hardcover edition.
This is a novelized account of the Battle of Gettysburg. Despite carrying a letter from Lincoln offering peace on the South's terms, General Robert E. Lee resolved on one mighty blow to finally destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac.
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Book Description Thorndike Press, 1993. Book Condition: Good. Largeprint. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP9888719
Book Description Thorndike, Thorndike ,ME, 1993. Hardccover. Book Condition: Very Good. Large Print Edition. Hard Cover. Bookseller Inventory # 025520
Book Description Thorndike Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-265-79-1274511
Book Description Thorndike Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P021560546697
Book Description Thorndike Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # HH-265-79-1274511