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The Civil War

The Civil War( )
Author: Burns, Ken
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Burns, Ric
Read by: Burns, Ken
Burns, Ric
ISBN:978-0-7393-5733-0
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, from The Civil War   When the illustrated edition of The Civil War was first published, The New York Time hailed it as "a treasure for the eye and mind." Now Geoffrey Ward's magisterial work of history...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 5.7 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.24 Pounds
Author Biography
Burns, Ken (Author)
Ken Burns, July 29, 1953 - Ken Burns was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 29, 1953. Burns attended the alternative campus of Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts, graduating with a degree in film making.

After graduating from college, Burns began Florentine Films with a few of his friends, and began creating his first documentary, entitled "The Brooklyn Bridge." This film won an Academy Award in 1982. His most famous work is his "Civil War" series, which has won many various awards. Burns was the first film maker to be inducted into the Society of American Historians, an unprecedented honor.

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