The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

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The Killer Angels (1974) is a historical novel by Michael Shaara that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975. The book tells the story of four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War: June 30, 1863, as the troops of both the Union and the Confederacy move into battle around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and July 1, July 2, and July 3, when the battle was fought. The story is character driven and told from the perspective of various protagonists.

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The 257th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 8th on The Celebrity Reading List (Gardiner Public Library)
  2. - 36th on Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century (
  3. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)
  4. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)
  5. - 48 Good Books (University of Buffalo)

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