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The Devil's Own Day

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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A delta blues singer guides a Third Reich officer on a tour of controversial Civil War Battles. En route, they retrace the steps of cagey Confederate hero Nathan Bedford Forrest's greatest triumphs and vicious bloodbaths, while re-evaluating the notions of human bondage, charisma, existentialism and duty before encountering the very violence they themselves might be compli ...more
Kindle Edition, 162 pages
Published (first published July 27th 2010)
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martin
I got this on kindle ages ago. I think it was free then..... The fact that at least 4 of the goodreads reviews (the best ratings of course) were apparently by the author or his publisher made me smile, but I did go ahead and read it. A famous WW2 German Field Marshal researching an eccentric, but effective Confederate leader who was possibly the first KKK Grand Wizard? Hardly my normal reading material....
I hated it at first, but eventually found it more readable and thought-provoking once I sto
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Jarod
The book was terrible! I was excited at first when I was reading it because I love learning about the Holocaust and U.S. history. Nothing about the book resembled the holocaust except the car, and the whole story of Forrest was utterly terrible.
Dinah
This was an odd little book. It was a fast read but I can't say I enjoyed much about it.
Malissa
I loved the author's vocabulary. This is not the usual genre I read.
Misfit
Aug 17, 2012 Misfit marked it as will-never-read
Ummmm. No, just no thank you.Free on kindle if anyone is game...
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Jan 04, 2011 Cole rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Cole
Jan 04, 2011 Cole rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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