Shiloh

CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: C1118
Released: Mar 20, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780788739637
Narrator/s: Various
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Description

-A stunning work of fictional history that recreates two days of intense battle in the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of the officers and foot soldiers in a single squad. This recording features multiple narrators, including the author, award-winning historian Shelby Foote, reading the part of Lt. Metcalfe.

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eBook
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Author(s): Shelby Foote
Product Number EB00171509
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307779267

Professional reviews

"Shiloh recounts one of the major battles of the Civil War through the overlapping first-person accounts of several participants. Rather than challenge the virtuosity of a soloist, Recorded Books has assembled a cast of 14 readers, including the author, for this recording. This is not, strictly speaking, an ensemble performance, much less a dramatization, because the readers never interact. Each character's monologue stands by itself. They are all very well done. The prevailing tone is low key, almost conversational, as if one is listening to men of mature years reflecting on events well in the past. A solid selection for general interest collections. J.N. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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