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Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote

·4.4·35,623 Ratings
“ Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. ” ― Napoleon Hill
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  • The Red Badge of Courage & The Veteran (Classics)

    ·3.35·452 Ratings
    One of the greatest works of American literature, The Red Badge of Courage gazes fearlessly into the bright hell of war through the eyes of one young soldier, the reluctant Henry Fleming. Written by Stephen Crane at the age of twenty-one, the novel imagin
  • The Civil War: A Narrative

    ·4.52·6,293 Ratings
    Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox. Collected together in a handsome boxed set, this is the perfect gift for any Civil War bu
  • Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863

    ·4.44·1,357 Ratings
    Historian/novelist Foote's masterly work has been culled from his critically acclaimed three-volume narrative of the Civil War.
  • The Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy

    ·4.16·207 Ratings
    In the late 1940s, Walker Percy and Shelby Foote, friends since their teenage years in Greenville, Mississippi, began a correspondence that would last until Percy's death in 1990. Walker Percy, the highly regarded author of The Moviegoer, wrote six novels
  • The Civil War, Vol. 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian

    ·4.52·4,619 Ratings
    A narrative history of the American Civil War, which covers not only the battles and the troop movements but also the social background that brought on the war and led, in the end, to the South's defeat.
  • Love in a Dry Season

    ·3.75·313 Ratings
    Shelby Foote's magnificently orchestrated novel anticipates much of the subject matter of his monumental Civil War trilogy, rendering the clash between North and South with a violence all the more shocking for its intimacy. Love in a Dry Season describes
  • Early Short Stories, 1883-1888 (Modern Library)

    ·4.21·120 Ratings
    This collection, selected by Shelby Foote, presents seventy of Chekhov's early short stories, written between 1883 and 1888, in celebrated translations by Constance Garnett. One of the most memorable is "The Death of a Government Clerk, " a glorious parod
  • The Annals/The Histories

    ·4.03·172 Ratings
    Cornelius Tacitus brilliantly chronicles the moral decline and rampant civil unrest in the Roman Empire in a period when the earliest foundations of modern Europe were being laid. The Annals commence in a.d. 14, at the death of Augustus, recounting the re
  • Follow Me Down

    ·3.95·213 Ratings
    A mesmerizing novel of faith, passion, and murder by the author of The Civil War: A Narrative. Drawing on themes as old as the Bible, Foote's novel compels us to inhabit lives obsessed with sin and starving for redemption. A work reminiscent of both Faulk
  • Shiloh

    ·4.1·4,036 Ratings
    This fictional re-creation of the battle of Shiloh in April 1862 fulfills the standard set by his monumental history, conveying both the bloody choreography of two armies and the movements of the combatants' hearts and minds.
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