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The Resource The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow

The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow

Label
The march : a novel
Title
The march
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
E.L. Doctorow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the uprooted, the dispossessed, and the triumphant
Summary
Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's devastating march through Georgia and the Carolinas during the final years of the Civil War has a profound impact on the outcome of the war
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • Michael Shaara Prize for Excellence in Civil War Fiction, 2006
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2006.
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135522
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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1931-
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Doctorow, E. L.
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Sherman's March through the Carolinas
  • Sherman's March to the Sea
  • Historical fiction
  • War stories
  • Large type books
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia
Target audience
adult
Label
The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm61332379
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
509 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780375728488
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-4106
Label
The march : a novel, E.L. Doctorow
Publication
Control code
ocm61332379
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
509 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780375728488
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-4106

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