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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 mehr anzeigen 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) weniger anzeigen
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Werke von Shelby Foote

The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) 1,519 Exemplare
Shiloh (1952) — Autor — 783 Exemplare
The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863 (Modern Library) (1963) — Autor; Erzähler, einige Ausgaben187 Exemplare
Gone: A Photographic Plea For Preservation (2011) — Autor — 143 Exemplare
Love in a Dry Season (1978) 130 Exemplare
Follow Me Down: A Novel (1950) 97 Exemplare
The Civil War Trilogy (2011) 90 Exemplare
Jordan County (1954) 82 Exemplare
September, September (1978) 79 Exemplare
The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) 34 Exemplare
Tournament (1949) 11 Exemplare
The Civil War 10 Exemplare
Tourbillon (1978) 5 Exemplare
Gettysburg: Day Three (1998) 3 Exemplare
Bart le magnifique (2022) 2 Exemplare
Echoes of Shiloh 1 Exemplar
Chickamauga 1 Exemplar

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Das rote Siegel (1894) — Einführung, einige Ausgaben11,142 Exemplare
The Civil War: An Illustrated History (1990) — Mitwirkender — 2,009 Exemplare
The Civil War [1990 TV series] (1990) — Mitwirkender — 271 Exemplare
The Blue and the Gray (1992) — Vorwort — 227 Exemplare
Early Short Stories, 1883-1888 (Modern Library) (1999) — Herausgeber — 110 Exemplare
Later Short Stories, 1888-1903 (Modern Library) (1999) — Herausgeber — 107 Exemplare
Longer Stories from the Last Decade (Modern Library) (1993) — Herausgeber — 88 Exemplare
A Treasury of Civil War Stories (1985) — Mitwirkender — 77 Exemplare
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1992 (1992) — Author "Stand up for Bastards!" — 18 Exemplare
Mississippi Writers: An Anthology (1991) — Mitwirkender — 14 Exemplare
New World Writing: Fourth Mentor Selection (1953) — Mitwirkender — 13 Exemplare
A Portrait of Southern Writers: Photographs (2000) — Mitwirkender — 13 Exemplare
New World Writing: First Mentor Selection (1952) — Mitwirkender — 11 Exemplare
The Writer's Voice: Conversations With Contemporary Writers (1924) — Mitwirkender — 6 Exemplare

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Diese Rezension wurde für LibraryThing Early Reviewers geschrieben.
Ein wunderschönes Buch zum Verweilen in der Vergangenheit.
Es ist durch kleinste Details immer wieder interessant neues zu entdecken.Die E-Book Form ermöglicht auch ein genaues anschauen von Dingen die erst auf dem 2.Blick zu entdecken sind.
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