The Civil War

The Civil War

A Narrative

Book - 1986
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This final volume of Shelby Foote's masterful narrative history of the Civil War brings to life the military endgame, the surrender at Appomattox, and the tragic d#65533;nouement of the war--the assassination of President Lincoln.
 
Features maps throughout.
 
"An unparalleled achievement, an American Iliad , a unique work uniting the scholarship of the historian and the high readability of the first-class novelist." --Walker Percy
 
"To read this chronicle is an awesome and moving experience. History and literature are rarely so thoroughly combined as here; one finishes this volume convinced that no one need undertake this particular enterprise again." --Newsweek
 
"In objectivity, in range, in mastery of detail, in beauty of language and feeling for the people involved, this work surpasses anything else on the subject. . . . Written in the tradition of the great historian-artists--Gibbon, Prescott, Napier, Freeman--it stands alongside the work of the best of them." --The New Republic
 
"The most written-about war in history has, with this completion of Shelby Foote's trilogy, been given the epic treatment it deserves." --Providence Journal

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1986, c1958-c1974
ISBN: 9780394746227
0394746228
9780394746210
039474621X
9780394746234
0394746236
9780394749136
0394749138
Branch Call Number: 973.7 FOO
Characteristics: 3 v. : maps (some col.) ; 24 cm

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