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Shelby Foote's monumental 3-part chronicle of the Civil War was hailed by Walker Percy as "an unparalleled achievement, an American Iliad, a unique work uniting the scholarship of the historian & the high readability of the 1st-class novelist."
Drawn from Foote's acclaimed & massive The Civil War: A Narrative—the central chapter of the central volume, & therefore the capstone of the arch—this new addition to the Modern Library offers a matchless account of the epic Gettysburg Campaign. Complete with detailed maps, Stars in Their Courses brilliantly recreates the 3-day conflict: it is a masterly treatment of a key great battle & the events that preceded it—not as legend has it but as it really was, before it became distorted by controversy & overblown by remembered glory.
"Gettysburg...is described with such meticulous attention to action, terrain, time, & the characters of the various commanders that, at last, what happened in the battle [can be understood]"—The Atlantic

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ISBN9780679601128
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PublisherModern Library (NY)
GanreHistory
Release date 02.06.1994
Pages count304
File size2.3 Mb
eBook formatHardcover, (torrent)En
Book rating4.47 (892 votes)
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