Synopses & Reviews
and#147;The greatest of our Civil War novelsand#8221; (New York Times) reissued for a new generation
As the United States prepares to commemorate the Civil Warand#8217;s 150th anniversary, Plume reissues the Pulitzer Prizeand#150;winning novel widely regarded as the most powerful ever written about our nationand#8217;s bloodiest conflict. MacKinlay Kantorand#8217;s Andersonville tells the story of the notorious Confederate Prisoner of War camp, where fifty thousand Union soldiers were held captiveand#151;and fourteen thousand diedand#151;under inhumane conditions. This new edition will be widely read and talked about by Civil War buffs and readers of gripping historical fiction.
"The greatest of our Civil War novels."The New York Times. The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War.
About the Author
MacKINLAY KANTOR (1904-1977) was the distinguished author of more than thirty books and numerous screenplays.