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The Civil War by Shelby Foote
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Aug 03, 07

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Read in December, 2006

Still have a couple hundred pages in the last volume because I got waylaid with other books to review for actual money -- but Foote's Civil War is a true masterpiece. His friend Walker Percy famously called it "an American Iliad," which description I cannot dispute.
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