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Storm over the Land (Konecky & Konecky Civil War library)
Storm over the Land - Konecky & Konecky Civil War library
Author: Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg adapted his acclaimed four-volume biography into a one-volume account of the civil war. Our nation had its unity hammered out in storm. Sandburg's story of those years takes in campaigns and generals, common soldiers in their daily struggles, politics behind battle lines and the unbreakable faith in high and low places. It is a tra...  more
ISBN-13: 9781568520421
ISBN-10: 1568520425
Publication Date: 5/1995
Pages: 480
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Publisher: Konecky & Konecky
Book Type: Hardcover
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Poetic evocation of the turbulent time and passions of the Civil War. This is history as only Carl Sandburg, son of Illinois and prairie poet, could tell it. I loved every minute and was sorry to see it end, so I started his massive biography of Lincoln. My only complaint is that as Sandburg sketches so many of the characters in the war, you're often not sure if he's describing a Union man or a rebel. A small price to pay for poetry in motion, bloody, gunpowder stained motion.


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