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Last of the Blue and Gray (Library Edition): Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War

Richard A. Serrano

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ISBN 10: 145264618X / ISBN 13: 9781452646183
Edité par Tantor Media, Inc, United States, 2013
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Language: English . Brand New. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital, his memories as a Yankee drummer boy slowly dimming. Walter Williams, at 117, blind and deaf and bedridden in his daughter s home in Houston, Texas, no longer could tell of his time as a Confederate forage master. The last of the Blue and the Gray were drifting away; an era was ending. Unknown to the public, centennial officials, and the White House too, one of these men was indeed a veteran of that horrible conflict and one, according to the best evidence, nothing but a fraud. One was a soldier. The other had been living a great, big lie. N° de réf. du libraire AAC9781452646183

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Titre : Last of the Blue and Gray (Library Edition):...

Éditeur : Tantor Media, Inc, United States

Date d'édition : 2013

Reliure : CD-Audio

Etat du livre :New

Edition : Library ed.

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In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital, his memories as a Yankee drummer boy slowly dimming. Walter Williams, at 117, blind and deaf and bedridden in his daughter's home in Houston, Texas, no longer could tell of his time as a Confederate forage master. The last of the Blue and the Gray were drifting away; an era was ending. Unknown to the public, centennial officials, and the White House too, one of these men was indeed a veteran of that horrible conflict and one, according to the best evidence, nothing but a fraud. One was a soldier. The other had been living a great, big lie.

About the Author:

Richard A. Serrano, a former reporter for the Kansas City Times, is currently a Washington correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of One of Ours: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing.

Dan John Miller has earned multiple Audie Award nominations, winning for The Wrecking Crew by Kent Hartman; has twice been named a Best Voice by AudioFile magazine; and has received several AudioFile Earphones Awards.

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