Shelby Foote's The Civil War-A Narrative 3 volume Softcover box set
A stunning literary and historical achievement, the three volumes of Shelby Foote'sThe Civil Warvividly bring to life the four years of torment and strife that altered American life forever. Presented in a handsome boxed set, these three beautifully bound hardcovers are an essential addition to every American history collection. Taking the reader from the drama of Jefferson Davis's resignation from the United States Senate and Abraham Lincoln's arrival in the nation's capital to Davis's final flight and capture and Lincoln's tragic death, Foote covers his subject with astonishing depth and scope. Every battle, every general, and every statesman has its place in this monumental narrative, told in lively prose that captures the sights, smells, and sounds of the conflict. Never before have the great battles and personalities of the Civil War been so excitingly presented, and never before has the story been told so completely. With a novelist's gift for narrative and a historian's commitment to research, Shelby Foote's epic retelling is the definitive account of the Civil War, a trilogy that has earned a place of honor on the bookshelves of all Americans.
THIS SOFTCOVER THREE BOOK SET IS IN OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH SLIGHT WEAR TO BOOKS. BOX ON THE OTHER HAND IS IN POOR CONDITION WITH CRACKS AND SCUFFS AS SHOWN.
1st edition 1986 (Vintage Books)
THE CIVIL WAR - A NARRATIVE
FORT SUMTER TO PERRYVILLE COPYRIGHT 1958
FREDERICKSBURG TO MERIDIAN COPYRIGHT 1963
RED RIVER TO APPOMATTOX 1974