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Seen the Glory

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Zusatztext "John Hough has created a true American story! truer than our collective memory has allowed until now. For that reason it deepens our understanding of the waste and tragedy of the Civil War-and the challenge for us of living out its complicated legacy." -- Lorene Cary! author of Black Ice and The Price of a Child Zusammenfassung John Hough's superbly readable historical novel! the revealing coming-of-age story of two young brothers fighting in the civil War! evokes the hardships and camaraderie of ordinary soldiers and civilians set against the bloody drama of the battle of Gettysburg. • Brilliant characters: raised by their abolitionist father on martha's Vineyard! eighteen-year-old Luke and sixteenyear- old Thomas Chandler volunteer for the union. They join the Army of the Potomac in Virginia and take part in the long march north in June! 1863! to intercept General Lee. Luke writes home to rose! their black Cape Verdean housekeeper! with whom he shares a secret that Thomas discovers on the eve of the Battle of Gettysburg. The truth enrages Thomas and causes a rift between the brothers. When the battle is over! only one will survive. • A classic in the making: Seen the Glory re-creates the Civil War experience as vividly as the classic novel The Killer Angels. The soldiers of the storied 20th massachusetts regiment! the sullen Southerners they march past! the hopeful freedmen and worried slaves! the terrified residents of Gettysburg! the battle-hardened Confederate soldiers are all rendered with brilliant realism and historical accuracy. Informationen zum Autor John Hough! Jr. grew up in Falmouth! Massachusetts and now lives on Martha's Vineyard. His grandfather and his father edited the Falmouth Enterprise and his great-uncle was for many years the editor of the Vineyard Gazette. Hough is the author of four previous novels! including The Last Summer! and three works of nonfiction. Klappentext Hough's superbly readable historical novel! the revealing coming-of-age story of two young brothers fighting in the Civil War! evokes the hardships and camaraderie of ordinary soldiers and civilians set against the bloody drama of the Battle of Gettysburg. ...

"John Hough has created a true American story, truer than our collective memory has allowed until now. For that reason it deepens our understanding of the waste and tragedy of the Civil War-and the challenge for us of living out its complicated legacy." -- Lorene Cary, author of Black Ice and The Price of a Child

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nbsp;John Hough, Jr. grew up in Falmouth, Massachusetts and now lives on Martha’s Vineyard. His grandfather and his father edited the Falmouth Enterprise and his great-uncle was for many years the editor of the Vineyard Gazette. Hough is the author of four previous novels, including The Last Summer, and three works of nonfiction.

Klappentext

Hough's superbly readable historical novel, the revealing coming-of-age story of two young brothers fighting in the Civil War, evokes the hardships and camaraderie of ordinary soldiers and civilians set against the bloody drama of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Seen the Glory
Untertitel: A Novel of the Battle of Gettysburg
Autor:
EAN: 9781416589655
ISBN: 978-1-4165-8965-5
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Simon & Schuster N.Y.
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 432
Gewicht: 615g
Größe: H235mm x B156mm x T33mm
Jahr: 2009