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 Post subject: Reading a novel-what do you think
PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:55 pm 
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Check out this review about a new Gettysburg novel. A good question. I certainly enjoyed the trilogy by Newt Gingrich and his buddy about Gettysburg-Review is here:
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 Post subject: Re: Reading a novel-what do you think
PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 4:05 pm 
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If the new Gettysburg novel is anywhere near as good as the Newt Gingrich trilogy it will definitely be on my "to read list".
Gingrich ACW novels are amongst the best historical fiction i have read.Certainly i would highly reccommend them.

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I started this the other day and really liking it!

Finished it yesterday and really enjoyed it. I give it a thumbs up!

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:37 pm 
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Thanks for the tip: will get it from the local library. Peters was a career soldier and is known as a military writer.
There is also a book by Gingrich and William R Forstchen (who is the actual writer) about the Battle of the Crater "The Battle of the Crater" being listed as Gettysburg Series #4.
Forstchen also has a science fiction series (9 books) about a Civil War regiment that gets translocated to another planet where they battle carnivorous centaurs to survive that was published in the '90s.

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I have it on "hold" at the local library.

Peter's is a very interesting character... writes well, I'm really looking forward to this one...

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Also, Jeff Shaara (son of Mike Shaara--The Killer Angels), author of Gods & Generals and The Last Full Measure (sequels to KA) is releasing a new book Blaze of Glory about Shiloh, the first of a new trilogy about the Western Theater.

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Thank you, Major General Elkin, for calling attention to this novel. I rode into town and purchased a copy on your endorsement. I just got back to camp with it, and I must say, it is a very good read so far.

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