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.
and#8220;The greatest of our Civil War novels.and#8221; and#8212;The New York Times
and#8220;No one who reads it will ever forget.and#8221; and#8212;Christian Science Monitor
and#8220;A heartfelt novel...written with truth and power.and#8221; and#8212;Atlantic Monthly
and#8220;The best Civil War novel I have ever read, without question.and#8221; and#8212;Bruce Catton, Pultizer Prize-winning historian, Chicago Tribune
and#8220;Will give Civil War buffs their greatest hour since Gone With the Wind.and#8221; and#8212;Time
and#8220;A great book, perhaps the greatest of all Civil War novels.and#8221; and#8212;Chicago Sun-Times
"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.