The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series. This non-illustrated edition interweaves the author's narrative with the voices of the men and women who lived through that cataclysmic trail of our nationhood, from Abraham Lincoln to ordinary foot soldiers. Includes essays by distinguished historians of the era.
"From the Trade Paperback edition."
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The audio CD version is great for listening to on long car trips. There is much use of reference to historical documents and eyewitness accounts as well as reference to the causes of the war and the other issues surrounding the conflict i.e. Abolition of slavery.
"An absorbing experience... A fine work of scholarship."- Boston Globe "Succeeds in evoking both the grandeur of the war and its basic humanity."- Chicago Tribune
Format: Audio CD
Published: 4th September 2007
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.9 x 15.4 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Type: Abridged