Reviews The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize—winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the great military leaders from the first gathering clouds of the Civil War. Here is Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a hopelessly by-the-book military instructor and devout Christian who becomes the greatest commander of the Civil War; Winfield Scott Hancock, a captain of quartermasters who quickly establishes himself as one of the finest leaders of the Union army; Joshua Chamberlain, who gives up his promising academic career and goes on to become one of the most heroic soldiers in American history; and Robert E. Lee, never believing until too late that a civil war would ever truly come to pass. Profound in its insights into the minds and hearts of those who fought in the war, Gods and Generals creates a vivid portrait of the soldiers, the battlefields, and the tumultuous times that forever shaped the nation.
Are you sure you want to remove Gods and Generals from your list? A native of New Jersey, Michael Shaara grew to be an adventurous young man: Michael's interest in Gettysburg was prompted by some letters written by his great-grandfather, who had been wounded at the great battle while serving with the 4th Georgia Infantry.
Inhe took his family on a vacation to the battlefield and found himself moved. InMichael Shaara returned to Gettysburg with his son Jeff. The pair crisscrossed the historic site, gathering detailed information for the father's novel-in-progress.
Inthe novel was published with the title The Killer Angels. This gripping fictional account of the three bloody days at Gettysburg won Michael Shaara a Pulitzer Prize and a vast, appreciative audience. To date it has sold two million copies. When Michael Shaara died inhis son Jeff began to manage his literary estate.
It was a legacy he knew well, having helped his father create it. Maxwell encouraged Shaara to continue the story his father began; inspired, Jeff planned an ambitious trilogy, with The Killer Angels as the centerpiece, following the war from its origins to its end.
With Gods and Generals, Jeff Shaara gives fans of The Killer Angels everything they could have asked--an epic, brilliantly written saga that brings the nation's greatest conflict to life.Jeff is a THREE-TIME recipient of the American Library Association's "William Young Boyd Award" for Excellence in Military Fiction (for Gods and Generals, his World War One story, To The Last Man, and most recently, The Frozen Hours).
Shaara has received the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction from the American Library Association in for To The Last Man: A Novel of The First World War and in for Gods and Generals.
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