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The March - E.L. Doctorow
The March
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDWINNER OF THE PEN/FAULKNER AWARDNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn 1864, Union general William Tecumseh Sherman marched his sixty thousand troops through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces, demolished... show more
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDWINNER OF THE PEN/FAULKNER AWARDNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn 1864, Union general William Tecumseh Sherman marched his sixty thousand troops through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces, demolished cities, and accumulated a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the dispossessed and the triumphant. In E. L. Doctorow’s hands the great march becomes a floating world, a nomadic consciousness, and an unforgettable reading experience with awesome relevance to our own times.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812976151 (0812976150)
ASIN: 812976150
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages no: 363
Edition language: English
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MAS
MAS rated it
5.0 The March
If you have a palate for Civil War historical fiction, you won’t find a more engaging read.
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 The March
(review coming soon-ish)
willemite
willemite rated it
Although it is not an overly lengthy novel, Doctorow paints a very wide palette. It may be too wide. His cast of characters is broad, including the mandatory historical personalities. Most prominent among these is William Tecumsah Sherman (“Uncle Billy” to his troops), of the eponymous March. Pearl ...
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