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About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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) mostrar menos
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Obras de Shelby Foote

The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) 1,528 cópias
Shiloh (1952) — Autor — 787 cópias
The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863 (Modern Library) (1963) — Autor; Narrador, algumas edições188 cópias
Gone: A Photographic Plea For Preservation (2011) — Autor — 143 cópias
Love in a Dry Season (1978) 130 cópias
Follow Me Down: A Novel (1950) 98 cópias
The Civil War Trilogy (2011) 91 cópias
Jordan County (1954) 82 cópias
September, September (1978) 79 cópias
The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) 34 cópias
Tournament (1949) 11 cópias
The Civil War 10 cópias
Tourbillon (1978) 5 cópias
Gettysburg: Day Three (1998) 3 cópias
Bart le magnifique (2022) 2 cópias
The Merchant of Bristol 1 exemplar(es)
Chickamauga 1 exemplar(es)
Echoes of Shiloh 1 exemplar(es)
SÍGUEME 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Red Badge of Courage (2004) — Introdução, algumas edições11,220 cópias
The Civil War: An Illustrated History (1990) — Contribuinte — 2,020 cópias
The Civil War [1990 TV series] (1990) — Contribuinte — 268 cópias
The Blue and the Gray (1992) — Prefácio — 228 cópias
Early Short Stories, 1883-1888 (Modern Library) (1999) — Editor — 111 cópias
Later Short Stories, 1888-1903 (Modern Library) (1999) — Editor — 107 cópias
A Treasury of Civil War Stories (1985) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 1992 (1992) — Author "Stand up for Bastards!" — 18 cópias
Mississippi Writers: An Anthology (1991) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
New World Writing: Fourth Mentor Selection (1953) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
A Portrait of Southern Writers: Photographs (2000) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
New World Writing: First Mentor Selection (1952) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



Shelfby Foote v. Bruce Catton v. James McPherson em American Civil War (Julho 2017)


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.… (mais)
JBreedlove | outras 19 resenhas | May 26, 2024 |
A masterpiece of linguistic eloquence and historical meaning by an American Herodotus.
nitrolpost | outras 24 resenhas | Mar 19, 2024 |
audio book (unabridged). Excellent recounting of the Gettysburg Campaign.
derailer | outras 4 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |
Audio book (unabridged). Very good
derailer | outras 19 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |



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