The March

The March

[a Novel]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2005
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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. Only a master novelist could so powerfully and compassionately render the lives of those who marched. The author of "Ragtime", "City of God", and "The book of Daniel" has given us a magisterial work with an enormous cast of unforgettable characters: white and black, men, women, and children, unionists and rebels, generals and privates, freed slaves and slave owners.
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2005
ISBN: 9780739345610
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO FIC DOCTORO 2005
Additional Contributors: Morton, Joe 1947-
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Charlie68
Aug 09, 2016

Various stories intertwine to give a compelling account of Sherman's march through the southlands. The reader also does a great job.

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Fancy
Oct 07, 2009

Unbelievably good! It get's you into the life of mayhem of war and all the dislocation of the people... read it.

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