MacKinlay Kantor

MacKinlay Kantor (February 4, 1904 – October 11, 1977) was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. He is best known for his 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel 'Andersonville', which is about the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the American Civil War. Kantor wrote more than 30 novels and numerous popular short stories, and his works cover a wide range of genres. He was also a war correspondent during World War II.


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  1. 1. Andersonville

    "Andersonville" is a historical novel set during the American Civil War, focusing on the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp, Andersonville prison. The narrative vividly portrays the horrific conditions and experiences of the Union soldiers held captive there. It delves into the lives of the prisoners, their captors, and the surrounding civilian population, providing a comprehensive and brutal depiction of one of the most notorious chapters in American history.