The Resource Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, (ebook)

Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, (ebook)

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Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee
Title
Clouds of glory
Title remainder
the life and legend of Robert E. Lee
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Michael Korda
Title variation
Life and legend of Robert E. Lee
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eng
Summary
In Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, the New York Times bestselling biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, and T. E. Lawrence, has written the first major biography of Lee in nearly twenty years, bringing to life one of America's greatest, most iconic heroes. Korda paints a vivid and admiring portrait of Lee as a general and a devoted family man who, though he disliked slavery and was not in favor of secession, turned down command of the Union army in 1861 because he could not "draw his sword" against his own children, his neighbors, and his beloved Virginia. He was surely America's preeminent military leader, as calm, dignified, and commanding a presence in defeat as he was in victory. Lee's reputation has only grown in the 150 years since the Civil War, and Korda covers in groundbreaking detail all of Lee's battles and traces the making of a great man's undeniable reputation on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line, positioning him finally as the symbolic martyr-hero of the Southern Cause. Clouds of Glory features dozens of stunning illustrations, some never before seen, including eight pages of color, sixteen pages of black-and-white, and nearly fifty battle maps
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Midwest
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1933-
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Korda, Michael
Dewey number
  • 973.7/3092
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lee, Robert E.
  • Confederate States of America
  • Generals
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780062116314
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12137639
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remote
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12137639
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MWT12137639
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062116314
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12137639
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12137639
System control number
MWT12137639
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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