Book: Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

Revisiting a book I really enjoyed. Have you read it?

Sarah's Notebook

It’s been awhile since I posted a book, but I have been reading and listening to audiobooks. I just haven’t gotten it all posted. Recently I finished Killer Angels by Michael Shaara as an audiobook. In fact, I listened to it twice. There was too much to get it one time through. If you are interested in the American Civil War, even a little bit, you should read this book.

According to Shaara’s son in an interview at the end of the audiobook, his family was taking a normal family vacation when one of the places they stopped was the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Something caught at his father’s mind about the story of this place and the men who fought and died there. Already a long time author of short fiction and with one book under his belt, Shaara set out to find out the full story of the place…

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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