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Shelby Foote, the Civil War, a narrative

Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote, the Civil War, a narrative

Mine Run to Meridian

by Shelby Foote

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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMine Run to Meridian
Statementby Shelby Foote and the editors of Time-Life Books
SeriesCivil War, a narrative -- v.9
ContributionsTime-Life Books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE468 F7 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24621143M
ISBN 100783501080
ISBN 109780783501086
LC Control Number99013486
OCLC/WorldCa43628968

  He is best remembered for his 3-volume history The Civil War: A Narrative, which took twenty years to complete and resulted in his being a featured expert in Ken Burns' acclaimed PBS documentary, "The Civil War". Over the course of his writing career, Foote was also awarded three Guggenheim fellowships. Shelby Foote died in at the age of /4(23). Shelby Foote's monumental historical trilogy, " The Civil War: A Narrative," is our window into the day-by-day unfolding of our nation's defining event. Now Foote reveals the deeper human truth behind the battles and speeches through the fiction he has chosen for this vivid, moving collection.

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time A stunning literary and historical achievement, the three volumes of Shelby Foote' s The Civil War vividly bring to life the four years of torment and strife that altered American life forever/5(12). The Civil War, Vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville. by Shelby Foote. Ratings Reviews published 33 editionsAuthor: Shelby Foote.

  The PBS series "The Civil War" and Tony Horwitz's book "Confederates In the Attic" opened the door to my Civil War interest, and Shelby Foote's first volume of his narrative clinched it. I've heard many who've criticized his narrative style and some inaccuracies in the history, but I believe Foote does what brings history to life, he weaves a Cited by: The Paperback of the The Civil War: A Narrative, Volumes by Shelby Foote at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.


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Shelby Foote, the Civil War, a narrative by Shelby Foote Download PDF EPUB FB2

InShelby Foote was a young novelist with a contract to write a short history of the Civil War. It soon became clear, however, that he had undertaken a long-term project. Twenty years later Foote finally completed his massive and essential trilogy on the War Between the States/5().

Verified Purchase Shelby Foote has created perhaps the most readable, flowing, knowledgeable,researched tomb about the Civil War that I have read. The effort and skill that went into the writing pays off in the reading. The background material imparted a narrative book this work makes the reading a pleasure.5/5(9).

SHELBY FOOTE HAS DONE A MASTERFUL JOB OF PRESENTING THE CIVIL WAR IN ALL OF ITS HORROR AND PATHOS. FOOTE WAS A MODEST, CHARMING AND VERY HUMBLE MAN. IN MY CONVERSATIONS WITH HIM HE ALWAYS CAME ACROSS AS A VERY HUMBLE SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN AND A SINCERE WRITER.5/5(7).

Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. was an American novelist Shelby Foote a noted historian of the American Civil War, writing a massive, three-volume history of the war entitled The Civil War: A Narrative. With geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, Foote's life and writing paralleled the radical shift from the agrarian planter system of the Old South to the Civil Rights era of the New by:   Shelby Foote the Civil War a Narrative Set Volumes Time Life Books (time life books) Hardcover – January 1, by Foote Shelby (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all formats and editions5/5(4).

About The Civil War: A Narrative Focused on the pivotal year ofthe second volume of Shelby Foote’s masterful narrative history brings to life the Battle of Gettysburg and Grant’s Vicksburg campaign and covers some of the most dramatic and important moments in the Civil War.

Free download or read online The Civil War: The Civil War Narrative pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of this novel was published in October 12thand was written by Shelby Foote. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists /5.

Shelby Foote's amazing book describes in vivid detail of the accounts of the Civil War in onward. His descriptive style takes the reader back to the battlefields and leaders of each movement in amazing detail.

You cannot put this series of books down, as they're engaging and riveting by all by: As the title says, the book is a 'narrative,' so it has a much more personal touch, and is spiced up by Footes very unique writing style and vocabulary.

Loved it, although it was hard to follow the HUNDREDS of names and generals you will meet. The civil war was infinitely more complex than our high school history understanding leads us to believe!/5. Born on the 17th of Novemberin Mississippi, Shelby Foote is one American novelist and historian that has made an unparalleled statement in the art of merging literature and history eloquently.

One of is popular bestsellers, most especially in the states, a Civil-War: Narrative- is said. About The Civil War: A Narrative This first volume of Shelby Foote’s classic narrative of the Civil War opens with Jefferson Davis’s farewell to the United Senate and ends on the bloody battlefields of Antietam and Perryville, as the full, horrible scope of America’s great war becomes clear.

He is best remembered for his 3-volume history The Civil War: A Narrative, which took twenty years to complete and resulted in his being a featured expert in Ken Burns' acclaimed PBS documentary, "The Civil War". Over the course of his writing career, Foote was also awarded three Guggenheim fellowships.

Shelby Foote died in at the age of /5(57). About The Civil War: A Narrative 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 dénouement of the war—the assassination of President Lincoln.

"Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox"--Publisher description.

From /5(21). Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. was an American novelist and a noted historian of the American Civil War, writing a massive, three-volume history of the war entitled The Civil War: A Narrative. With geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, Foote's life and writing paralleled the radical shift from /5.

Books by Shelby Foote. The Civil War: A Narrative (Volume 2, Fredericksburg to Meridian) $ - $ The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville. $ - $ The Civil War: A Narrative, Vol 3: Red River to Appomattox.

This first volume of Shelby Foote's classic narrative of the Civil War opens with Jefferson Davis’s farewell to the United Senate and ends on the bloody battlefields of Antietam and Perryville, as the full, horrible scope of America’s great war becomes clear.

This first volume of Shelby Foote's classic narrative of the Civil War opens with Jefferson Davis’s farewell to the United Senate and ends on the bloody battlefields of Antietam and Perryville, as the full, horrible scope of America’s great war becomes clear.

Exhaustively researched and masterfully written, Foote’s epic account of the Civil War unfolds like a classic novel. Focused on the pivotal year ofthe second volume of Shelby Foote’s masterful narrative history brings to life the Battle of Gettysburg and Grant’s Vicksburg campaign and covers some of the most dramatic and important moments in the Civil War.

Includes maps throughout. "This, then, is narrative history—a kind of history that goes back to an older literary tradition.

Book Overview. Focused on the pivotal year ofthe second volume of Shelby Foote s masterful narrative history brings to life the Battle of Gettysburg and Grant s Vicksburg campaign and covers some of the most dramatic and important moments in the Civil War.5/5(5).

The first of three volumes- and this one five years in the writing- this bids fair to be a definitive history within the limitations. Shelby Foote has apparently set himself. A novelist, he has viewed the facts exhaustively, through primary sources, contemporary writing and the recreation of the most gifted of the historians and biographers.

Quite evidently, it is war as it was manipulated by Author: Shelby Foote.Shelby Foote () was a American novelist and military historian. He is best known for his three-volume history of the Civil War entitled The Civil War: A geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, Foote’s life and writing paralleled the radical shift from the agrarian planter system of the Old South to the Civil Rights era of the New South.THE CIVIL WAR: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg To Meridian User Review - Kirkus.

Received too late for review, this second volume of Shelby Foote's ambitious history of the Civil War rendered in narrative form covers the period from Fredericksburg to Meridian, including the /5(7).