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Author and historian Shelby Foote was born in Greenville, Mississippi on November 17, 1916. He was educated at the University of North Carolina and served with the U.S. Army artillery during World War II. He was dismissed in 1944 for using a government vehicle against regulations. He later enlisted vis mere in the U.S. Marine Corps, but did not see active duty. After being discharged from the military, he briefly became a journalist. He has written short stories, plays, and longer works, but is best known for his three-volume narrative history of the Civil War. He was awarded Guggenheim fellowships in 1958, 1959, and 1960, a Ford Foundation grant in 1963, and the Dos Passos Prize for Literature in 1988. In 2003, Foote received the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award. The Helmerich Award is presented annually by the Tulsa Library Trust. He appeared in Ken Burns' PBS documentary The Civil War. He died at home in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 27, 2005 due to a heart attack. He was interred in Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Shelby Foote

The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) 1,529 eksemplarer
Shiloh (1952) — Forfatter — 788 eksemplarer
The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863 (Modern Library) (1963) — Forfatter; Fortæller, nogle udgaver189 eksemplarer
Gone: A Photographic Plea For Preservation (2011) — Forfatter — 143 eksemplarer
Love in a Dry Season (1978) 130 eksemplarer
Follow Me Down: A Novel (1950) 98 eksemplarer
The Civil War Trilogy (2011) 91 eksemplarer
Jordan County (1954) 82 eksemplarer
September, September (1978) 79 eksemplarer
The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) 34 eksemplarer
Tournament (1949) 11 eksemplarer
The Civil War 10 eksemplarer
Tourbillon (1978) 5 eksemplarer
Gettysburg: Day Three (1998) 3 eksemplarer
L'enfant de la fievre 3 eksemplarer
Bart le magnifique (2022) 2 eksemplarer
Chickamauga 1 eksemplar
Echoes of Shiloh 1 eksemplar
SÍGUEME 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Modets røde kokarde (2004) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver11,263 eksemplarer
The Civil War: An Illustrated History (1990) — Bidragyder — 2,027 eksemplarer
The Civil War [1990 TV series] (1990) — Bidragyder — 268 eksemplarer
The Blue and the Gray (1992) — Forord — 228 eksemplarer
Early Short Stories, 1883-1888 (Modern Library) (1999) — Redaktør — 111 eksemplarer
Later Short Stories, 1888-1903 (Modern Library) (1999) — Redaktør — 107 eksemplarer
Longer Stories from the Last Decade (Modern Library) (1993) — Redaktør — 89 eksemplarer
A Treasury of Civil War Stories (1985) — Bidragyder — 78 eksemplarer
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1992 (1992) — Author "Stand up for Bastards!" — 18 eksemplarer
Mississippi Writers: An Anthology (1991) — Bidragyder — 14 eksemplarer
New World Writing: Fourth Mentor Selection (1953) — Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
A Portrait of Southern Writers: Photographs (2000) — Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer
New World Writing: First Mentor Selection (1952) — Bidragyder — 11 eksemplarer
The Writer's Voice: Conversations With Contemporary Writers (1924) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer

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Shelfby Foote v. Bruce Catton v. James McPherson i American Civil War (juli 2017)

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Kudos on Shelby Foote's attempt at novelizing the Battle of Shiloh during the Civil War. The details were of the individuals actions during battle drew the reader in as did the descriptions of 19th century aspects of southern life. But the book was too flowery when it tried to be descriptive and though it was informative and based on diaries the people who lived it weren't described very well. But the battle was the point. An easy fast read of an omportant battle from a southern historian. Makes me want to visit the site.… (mere)
 
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JBreedlove | 19 andre anmeldelser | May 26, 2024 |
A masterpiece of linguistic eloquence and historical meaning by an American Herodotus.
 
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nitrolpost | 24 andre anmeldelser | Mar 19, 2024 |
audio book (unabridged). Excellent recounting of the Gettysburg Campaign.
 
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derailer | 4 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |
Audio book (unabridged). Very good
 
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derailer | 19 andre anmeldelser | Jan 25, 2024 |

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