A Blaze of Glory: A Novel Of The Battle Of Shiloh (Paperback)

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    Jeff Shaara is the New York Times bestselling author of A Chain of Thunder, A Blaze of Glory,The Final Storm, No Less Than Victory, The Steel Wave, The Rising Tide, To the Last Man, The Glorious Cause, Rise to Rebellion,and Gone for Soldiers, as well as Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure—two novels that complete the Civil War trilogy that began with his father’s Pulitzer Prize–winning classic,The Killer Angels. Shaara was born into a family of Italian immigrants in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University. He lives again in Tallahassee.


    From the Hardcover edition.
    “[An] exciting read . . . [Jeff] Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil War in this first book of a new trilogy. . . . This novel is meticulously researched and brings a vivid reality to the historical events depicted.”—Library Journal

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    Spring 1862. The Confederate Army in the West teeters on the brink of collapse. General Albert Sidney Johnston is forced to abandon the critical city of Nashville and rally his troops in defense of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. Hot on Johnston’s trail are two of the Union’s best generals: Ulysses Grant and Don Carlos Buell. If their combined forces can crush Johnston’s army and capture the railroad, the war in the West likely will be over. There’s just one problem: Johnston knows of the Union plans and is poised to launch an audacious surprise attack on Grant’s encampment—a small settlement in southwestern Tennessee anchored by a humble church named Shiloh.

    Drawing on meticulous research, Jeff Shaara dramatizes the key decisions of the commanders on both sides of the conflict—and brings to life the junior officers, conscripts, and enlisted men who gave their all for the cause. With stunning immediacy, Shaara takes us inside the maelstrom of Shiloh as no novelist has before.

    “Brilliant . . . riveting . . . a work to be embraced.”—Bookreporter

    Includes a preview of Jeff Shaara’s next Civil War novel, A Chain of Thunder

    Specs

    ISBN 9780345527363
    Genre FICTION / Historical
    Format Paperback
    Pages 448
    Publisher Date 2013-04-09 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Ballantine Books
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.75 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Novel Of The Battle Of Shiloh
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Shaara, Jeff
    Country of Origin United States

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