Gone for Soldiers (Paperback)

Author: Shaara, Jeff

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Now in paperback, Shaara's bestselling novel carries readers back 13 years before the Civil War, when that conflict's most famous enemies fought together in the Mexican-American War.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780345427519
SKU 30725325
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0345427513
Release Date 6/1/2001
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 1T
Praise
"[A]n impressive fictional account....Shaara offers superb impressionistic descriptions of...crucial campaigns....Parallels to Vietnam aren't forced, but are strongly felt throughout this simultaneously stirring and deeply cautionary saga."
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Annotation Set in 1847 during the Mexican-American War, this novel chronicles the horrors of a war that is seldom written about, the war fought for the cause of American expansion into Texas and California, and led by many of the officers who would become famous a few years later during the American Civil War.
Editors Note Thirteen years before the Civil War, eight thousand marines land in Vera Cruz bound for a fateful war against the Mexican army, including Winfield Scott, a vain general who made history in the War of 1812, and Robert E. Lee, a forty-year-old engineer as yet untested in battle.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0448
Publisher Ballantine Books

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