The Bonfire

The Bonfire : The Siege and Burning of Atlanta

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Atlanta's destruction during the Civil War is an iconic moment in American history. award-winning journalist Marc Wortman depicts its siege and fall in The Bonfire , and reveals an Atlanta of unexpected paradoxes. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution called it a tale of divided loyalties, political intrigue, and tremendous human suffering, [an] invaluable history and a gripping read."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 147.32 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 521.63g
  • PublicAffairs,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 8-pp. b/w photo insert on text
  • 1586488198
  • 9781586488192
  • 1,902,998

About Marc Wortman

Marc Wortman is an award-winning freelance journalist and independent scholar. His articles and essays have appeared in many national magazines. He is the author of The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air more

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