Tag: civil war

Jul 03

Book Review: White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg This was a hard book to read (listen to). It’s one of those books where you’re glad to have read it, but you don’t really enjoy the journey. I started it over a month ago, but I had to take it in …

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Oct 09

Book Review: Gone With the Wind

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell I’d never read this book, nor seen the movie, but anyone who doesn’t know at least something of Gone With the Wind was probably not raised in America. This book, for better or for worse, defines the Civil War for many people. It’s epic in scope, encompassing both …

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Aug 05

Book Review: The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara My dad gave me this book to read, saying it was “excellent,” and the awards and accolades certainly imply that others felt the same way. Let me start by saying I know very little about the American Civil War excepting what I learned from Harry Turtledove. I know more …

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