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- New York: David McKay, 1974. First edition. First printing. A fine copy in patterned blue cloth with gilt spine lettering and slight bumping to the spine ends in a fine, professionally-restored dustwrapper. The book is square and tight and free of markings. The Killer Angels is one of the most popular books about the Civil War, focusing on the four days of the Battle of Gettysburg, June 30 to July 3, 1863. Shaara concentrates on the thinking of the major commanders, Robert E. Lee and James Longstreet for the Confederacy, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and John Buford for the Union. General George Pickett's charge is dramatically described along with notable other encounters. Maps help to explain the armies' movements during the battle, the greatest of the War. The book was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975. A film adaptation appeared in 1993. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Crawford Doyle Booksellers]
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