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Jordan County

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Jordan County by Shelby Foote
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Here is an unforgettable fictional chronicle of seven generations in Jordan County, Mississippi--a place where the traumas of slavery, war, and Reconstruction are as tangible as geological formations.

Author Biography

Shelby Foote was born on November 7, 1916 in Greenville, Mississippi, and attended school there until he entered the University of North Carolina. During World War II he served as a captain of field artillery but never saw combat. After World War II he worked briefly for the Associated Press in their New York bureau. In 1953 he moved to Memphis, where he lived for the remainder of his life.Foote was the author of six novels: Tournament, Follow Me Down, Love in a Dry Season, Shiloh, Jordan County, and September, September. He is best remembered for his 3-volume history The Civil War: A Narrative, which took twenty years to complete and resulted in his being a featured expert in Ken Burns' acclaimed Civil War documentary. Over the course of his writing career, Foote was also awarded three Guggenheim fellowships.Shelby Foote died in 2005 at the age of 88.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1900
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Vintage Books
Pages
298
Dimensions
133x203x17
ISBN-13
9780679736165
Product ID
1677676

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