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The Spoils of War
The Spoils of War
Author: Thomas Fleming
ISBN-13: 9780380700653
ISBN-10: 0380700654
Publication Date: 3/1986
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Publisher: Avon Books (Mm)
Book Type: Paperback
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Two great families...two tempestuous loves...and the turbulent times that shaped them all.
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post Civil War to the Astors and the Vanderbilts.
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This is the story of the impact of the Civil War on the minds and hearts of the people of the North. In a fusion of fiction and history, Fleming gives a new view of America's past. He peoples his saga with an unforgettable gallery of men and women, striggling to cope with the passions and grief of a postwar era. From the Fifth Ave. mansions of the Astors and the Vanderbilts to savage quarrels in a divided White House, to the oath-filled chaos of a big-city newsroom, this book, takes us inside one of the most bizarre, least understood eras in American history.