This volume is dominated by the almost continual confrontation of great armies. The key great battle at Gettysburg is given masterly treatment, not as legend has it but as it really was, before it was distorted by controversy and overblown by remembered glory.
About the Author
Although he now makes his home in Memphis, Tennessee. Shelby Foote comes from a long line of Mississippians. He was born in Greenville, Mississippi, and attended school there until he entered the University of North Carolina. During World War II he served in the European theater as a captain of field artillery. In the period since the war, he has written five novels: Tournament, Follow Mc Down, Love in a Dry Season, Shiloh and Jordan County. He has been awarded three Guggenheim fellowships.
"AudioFile" Golden Voice GROVER GARDNER is a published author and a narrator of many children's, young adult, and adult audiobooks.