With gods and generals, jeff shaara gives fans of the killer angels everything they could have asked–an epic, brilliantly written saga that brings the nation’s greatest conflict to life read an excerpt teacher’s guide read an excerpt teacher’s guide read an excerpt teacher’s guide read an excerpt. Jeff shaara is the new york times bestselling author of a chain of thunder, a blaze of glory, the final storm, no less than victory, the steel wave, the rising tide, to the last man, the glorious cause, rise to rebellion, and gone for soldiers, as well as gods and generals and the last full measure—two novels that complete the civil war. The story of gods and generals begins with michael shaara, author of the pulitzer prize-winning classic the killer angels a native of new jersey, michael shaara grew to be an adventurous young man: over the years, he found work as a sailor, a paratrooper, a policeman, and an english professor at florida state university.
Source: a review of gods and generals, in library journal, vol 121, no 8, may 1, 1996, p 134 [in the following review, kilpatrick praises shaara's depiction of the novel's four main. The film is based on the same-title book by jeff shaara, the second in an intended trilogy led by gettysburg and hopefully to be concluded with the last full measure based on a book also by shaara there are many positive features to this movie. Jeff shaara dazzled readers with his bestselling novels gods and generals, the last full measure, and gone for soldiers now the acclaimed author who illuminated the civil war and the mexican-american war brilliantly brings to life the american revolution, creating a superb saga of the men who helped to forge the destiny of a nation.
Jeff shaara's gods and generals belongs on the bookshelves of historical-fiction readers everywhere shaara, whose father, michael shaara, won the pulitzer in 1975 for his civil war saga the killer angels, penned this prequel, which spent 14 weeks on pw's bestseller list. In 1996 jeff shaara wrote the prequel to the killer angels, titled gods and generals, and two years later its sequel, the last full measure. Gods and generals: a novel of the civil war (civil war trilogy) by shaara, jeff and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.
Jeff shaara is the son of michael shaara, who wrote the superb book the killer angels about the battle of gettysburg gods and generals is a prequel to that book, covering the lead-up to the civil war, plus the first two years of the war. Gods and generals: a novel of the civil war by jeff shaara in chm, doc, epub download e-book. Based on a novel by jeff shaara, gods and generals also features a new song written and performed by bob dylan ~ mark deming, rovi release date: february 21, 2003 cast. Gods and generals stands as one of the most enjoyable examples of historical fiction in recent history the book follows four of the most influential military commanders of the american civil war they are robert e lee and thomas jonathan jackson, fighting for the south and joshua lawrence.
The movie gods and generals is a portrayal of the actions that were illustrated very eloquently and captivatingly in the book gods and generals, written by jeff shaara the movie even though was less than mediocre in its appeal was full of accurate historic facts. Jody a reviewed gods and generals on 8/10/2007 + 179 more book reviews helpful score: 4 in a prequel of sorts to his father michael shaara's 1974 epic novel the killer angels, jeff shaara explores the lives of generals lee, hancock, jackson and chamberlain as the pivotal battle of gettysburg approaches. Gods and generals by jeff shaara is the “prequel” to his late father’s pulitzer prize-winning novel the killer angels ronald maxwell, director of the movie gettysburg, which was based on michael shaara’s the killer angels, was the prime instigator of the younger shaara’s efforts toward. Jeff shaara made his debut in the publishing world in 1996, when gods and generals was published it is the first novel in civil war series and takes place between 1858 and 1863 book two in the series is the lastmeasure published in 1998, but the events depicted occurred during 1861 and 1865.
The glorious cause a novel of the american revolution by jeff shaara buy now from shaara (gods and generals, 1996, etc) by jeff shaara fiction a blaze of glory by jeff shaara fiction the rising tide by jeff shaara fiction to the last man. Gods and generals has 29,501 ratings and 673 reviews ron said: for those who may not know, jeff shaara is the son of michael shaara who wrote the killer. Jeff shaara continued his father's legacy with a series of centuries-spanning new york times bestsellers this volume assembles three civil war novels from america's first family of military fiction: gods and generals, the killer angels, and the last full measure.