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Robert E. Lee : A Life
by Roy Blount


Overview - A "witty, lively and wholly fascinating" ( The New York Times ) portrait of an iconic Southern hero

With lively storytelling and full-hearted Southern directness, Roy Blount, Jr., presents a unique portrait of Robert E.  Read more...


 
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Overview
A "witty, lively and wholly fascinating" (The New York Times) portrait of an iconic Southern hero

With lively storytelling and full-hearted Southern directness, Roy Blount, Jr., presents a unique portrait of Robert E. Lee. Fascinated by the qualities that made Lee such a charismatic, though reluctant, leader, Blount vividly conveys Lee's audacity and uncanny successes in battle, as well as his humility, his quirky sense of humor, and the sorrowful sense of responsibility he felt for his outnumbered, half-starved army. The first concise biography of this American legend, Robert E. Lee will appeal to history and military buffs, students of Southern culture, and every reader curious about the makeup of a man who has become an American icon.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780143038665
  • ISBN-10: 0143038664
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: December 2006
  • Page Count: 210
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.72 x 5.82 x 0.62 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds

Series: Penguin Lives Biographies

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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Military
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Historical
Books > History > United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)

 
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