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"The greatest of our Civil War novels.""The New York Times." The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 768 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6mm | 567g
  • Plume Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0143129074
  • 9780143129073

About Mackinlay Kantor

MACKINLAY KANTOR (1904-1977) was the distinguished author of more than thirty books and numerous screenplays.
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The greatest of our Civil War novels. "The New York Times"
No one who reads it will ever forget. "Christian Science Monitor"
A heartfelt novel...written with truth and power. "Atlantic Monthly"
The best Civil War novel I have ever read, without question. Bruce Catton, Pultizer Prize-winning historian, "Chicago Tribune"
Will give Civil War buffs their greatest hour since "Gone With the Wind." "Time"
A great book, perhaps the greatest of all Civil War novels. "Chicago Sun-Times""
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6,421 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (2,392)
3 18% (1,157)
2 3% (194)
1 2% (115)
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