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"The greatest of our Civil War novels" (New York Times) reissued for a new generation As the United States prepares to commemorate the Civil War's 150th anniversary, Plume reissues the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel widely regarded as the most powerful ever written about our nation's bloodiest conflict. MacKinlay Kantor's Andersonville tells the story of the notorious Confederate Prisoner of War camp, where fifty thousand Union soldiers were held captive--and fourteen thousand died--under inhumane conditions. This new edition will be widely read and talked about by Civil War buffs and readers of gripping historical fiction.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 43mm | 703g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0147515378
  • 9780147515377
  • 854,302

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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, Pulitzer 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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About Mackinlay Kantor

MACKINLAY KANTOR (1904-1977) was the distinguished author of more than thirty books and numerous screenplays.
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