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The Resource The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War, Jeff Shaara ; read by Paul Michael

The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War, Jeff Shaara ; read by Paul Michael

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The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War
Title
The fateful lightning
Title remainder
a novel of the Civil War
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Jeff Shaara ; read by Paul Michael
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eng
Summary
From New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara comes the riveting final installment in the Civil War series that began with A Blaze of Glory and continued in A Chain of Thunder and The Smoke at Dawn. November 1864: As the Civil War rolls into its fourth bloody year, the tide has turned decidedly in favor of the Union. A grateful Abraham Lincoln responds to Ulysses S. Grant's successes by bringing the general east, promoting Grant to command the entire Union war effort, while William Tecumseh Sherman now directs the Federal forces that occupy all of Tennessee. In a massive surge southward, Sherman conquers the city of Atlanta, sweeping aside the Confederate army under the inept leadership of General John Bell Hood. Pushing through northern Georgia, Sherman's legendary "March to the Sea" shoves away any Rebel presence, and by Christmas 1864 the city of Savannah falls into the hands of "Uncle Billy." Now there is but one direction for Sherman to go. In his way stands the last great hope for the Southern cause, General Joseph E. Johnston. In the concluding novel of his epic Civil War tetralogy, Jeff Shaara tells the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarum sounded. Through Sherman's eyes, we gain insight into the mind of the general who vowed to "make Georgia howl" until it surrendered. In Johnston, we see a man agonizing over the limits of his army's power, and accepting the burden of leading the last desperate effort to ensure the survival of the Confederacy. The Civil War did not end quietly. It climaxed in a storm of fury that lay waste to everything in its path. The Fateful Lightning brings to life those final brutal, bloody months of fighting with you-are-there immediacy, grounded in the meticulous research that readers have come to expect from Jeff Shaara
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TEFOD
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1952-
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Shaara, Jeff
Dewey number
813/.54
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LC call number
PS3569.H18
LC item number
F38 2015ab
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fiction
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Read by Paul Michael
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Michael, Paul
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  • Sherman, William T.
  • Generals
  • United States
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The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War, Jeff Shaara ; read by Paul Michael
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spoken word
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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online
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9780553551839
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BC4B3E34-A6E2-4367-801B-D7A06EC88C02
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The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War, Jeff Shaara ; read by Paul Michael
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780553551839
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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BC4B3E34-A6E2-4367-801B-D7A06EC88C02
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  • 2038561
  • (OCoLC)906807976
  • (OCoLC)ocn906807976
  • 2038561
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