By Michael Shaara, Jeff Shaara
Michael Shaara reinvented the conflict novel along with his Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels. Jeff Shaara endured his father’s legacy with a sequence of centuries-spanning New York occasions bestsellers. This quantity assembles 3 Civil battle novels from America’s first relatives of army fiction: Gods and Generals, The Killer Angels, and The final complete Measure.
Gods and Generals strains the lives, passions, and careers of the good army leaders—Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, Winfield Scott Hancock, Joshua Chamberlain—from the collection clouds of struggle. The Killer Angels re-creates the struggle for America’s future within the conflict of Gettysburg, the 4 such a lot bloody and brave days of our nation’s background. And The final complete Measure brings to existence the ultimate years of the Civil conflict, chasing the escalating clash among Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant—complicated, heroic, and deeply afflicted men—through to its riveting end at Appomattox.
Praise for Michael Shaara and Jeff Shaara’s Civil warfare trilogy
“Brilliant doesn't even start to describe the Shaara gift.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“Shaara’s superbly delicate novel delves deeply within the empathetic realm of psycho-history, the place enemies don't exist—just mortal males compelled to make the most important judgements and live on at the similar battlefield.”—San Francisco Chronicle, on Gods and Generals
“Remarkable . . . a ebook that modified my lifestyles . . . I had by no means visited Gettysburg, knew virtually not anything approximately that conflict ahead of I learn the e-book, yet the following all of it got here alive.”—Ken Burns, on The Killer Angels
“The final complete Measure is greater than one other historic novel. it's rooted in historical past, yet its energy is the component of humanity flowing via its characters. . . . The e-book is compelling, effortless to learn, good researched and written, and thought-provoking. . . . briefly, it truly is every thing reader might ask for.”—Chicago Tribune
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