Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty cover
  • ISBN: 9780140437577
  • ISBN10: 0140437576

Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty

by Gary Scharnhorst

  • List Price: $20.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Publish date: 03/01/2000
used Add to Cart $10.12
You save: 49%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $18.00
You save: 10%
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
You save: 50%
Description
Drawing on his own combat experience with the Union forces, John W. De Forest crafted a war novel like nothing before it in the annals of American literature. His first-hand knowledge of "the wilderness of death" made its way on to the pages of his riveting novel with devastating effect. Whether depicting the tedium before combat, the unspoken horror of battle, or the grisly butchery of the field hospital, De Forest broke new ground, anticipating the realistic war writings of Ernest Hemingway, Norman Mailer, and Tim O'Brien.<P>A commercial failure in its own day, De Forest's story was praised by Henry James and William Dean Howells, who, comparing it favorably to War and Peace, acclaimed the book "one of the best American novels ever written."
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Top Notch Books

Location: Tolar, TX
Very Good
Shipping Icon
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Wraps have only light wear, spine unbent. Pages are clean, text is unmarked.
$10.12
Mahler Books

Location: Pflugerville, TX
Very Good
Shipping Icon
0140437576. This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. It does
[...]
$11.20
Kings Ridge Media

Location: Appleton, WI
Good
Good Condition item. May Include Some writing or highlighting. We strive to provide the best shopping experience with every item we sell. Satisfaction guaranteed! !
$12.61
M and N Media

Location: ACWORTH, GA
Acceptable
Shipping Icon
0140437576 We guarantee all of our items-customer service and satisfaction
[...]
$17.83