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4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5 4.60 (5 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jeff Shaara, Jeffrey M. Shaara Narrator: Robertson Dean Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2007 ISBN: 9781415935972
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TRAVEL THROUGH A PIVOTAL TIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Jeff Shaara, America’s premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict and provides

• engaging narratives of the war’s crucial battles
• intriguing historical footnotes about each site
• photographs of the locations–then and now
• detailed maps of the battle scenes
• fascinating sidebars with related points of interest

From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg, and to the many poignant destinations in between, Jeff Shaara’s Civil War Battlefields is the ideal guide for casual tourists and Civil War enthusiasts alike.


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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Keith | 7/28/2010

    " This is a great resource. It personalizes the history of these battlefields and improves the experience of visiting them more than a typical guidebook. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christine | 7/25/2010

    " this book was so helpful during our trip to harper's ferry and antietam. sparked an interest for other civil war sites and is a great companion while watching Gettysburg and in prep for that visit!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mitch | 2/14/2009

    " A new look at some of the famous and not so famous Civil War Battlefields. Much more interesting I would imagine to those who have studied the war or visited one of the sites in the book. Well written and easy to read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nicole | 8/7/2008

    " One of the clearest explanations of major Civil War battlefields - what happened and why. An excellent book and guide - just in case you go there. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cari | 5/15/2008

    " Listened to this on cd. Great book for anyone who loves or is interested in history or the civil war. "

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About the Author
Author Jeff Shaara

Paul Michael is an Audie Award-winning narrator. He has acted on stage, radio, television, and in feature films in Canada, Great Britain, and the United States. He has had leading roles in series and made-for-television movies and has guest starred in such series as VIP and Alias. He has been nominated for a Canadian Emmy (or Nellie) and has recorded over 150 audiobooks, including the international bestseller The Da Vinci Code, winning more than a dozen AudioFile Earphones Awards.

About the Narrator

Robertson Dean has played leading roles on and off Broadway and at dozens of regional theaters throughout the country. He has a BA from Tufts University and an MFA from Yale. His audiobook narration has garnered ten AudioFile Earphones Awards. He now lives in Los Angeles, where he works in film and television in addition to narrating.