A nice illustrated edition of the classic. Includes 12 pictures and illustrations about the Battle of Chancellorsville. The book also includes the classic short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce.
This version has:
- 12 illustrations, photographs, and maps about the Civil War and the battle depicted in the book.
- Text that has been proofread to avoid errors common in other versions.
- A beautiful cover that replicates a 19th century painting of the battle.
- The complete text in an easy-to-read font similar to the original.
- Properly formatted text complete with correct indenting, spacing, footnotes, italics, and tables.
First published in 1895, America's greatest novel of the Civil War was written before 21-year-old Stephen Crane had "smelled even the powder of a sham battle." But this powerful psychological study of a young soldier's struggle with the horrors, both within and without, that war unleashes strikes the reader with its undeniable realism and with its masterful description of the moment-by-moment riot of emotions felt by men under fire.
Ernest Hemingway called the novel an American classic, and Crane's genius is as much apparent in his sharp, colorful prose as in his ironic portrayal of an episode of war so intense, so immediate, so real that the terror of battle becomes our own . . . in a masterpiece so unique that many believe modern American fiction began with Stephen Crane.
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