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If the South had won the Civil War

Just a touch here and a tweak there . . . . MacKinlay Kantor, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, master storyteller, shows us how the South could have won the Civil War, how two small shifts in history (as we know it) in the summer of 1863 could have turned the tide for the Confederacy. What would have happened: to the Union, to Abraham Lincoln, to the people of the North and South, to the world' If the South Had Won the Civil War originally appeared in Look Magazine nearly half a century ago. It immediately inspired a deluge of letters and telegrams from astonished readers and became an American classic overnight. Published in book form soon after, Kantor's masterpiece has been unavailable for a decade. Now, this much requested classic is once again available for a new generation of readers and features a stunning cover by acclaimed Civil War artist Don Troiani, a new introduction by award-winning alternate history author Harry Turtledove, and fifteen superb illustrations by the incomparable Dan Nance. It all begins on that fateful afternoon of Tuesday, May 12, 1863, when a deplorable equestrian accident claims the life of General Ulysses S. Grant . . . . At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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  • "Just a touch here and a tweak there . . . . MacKinlay Kantor, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, master storyteller, shows us how the South could have won the Civil War, how two small shifts in history (as we know it) in the summer of 1863 could have turned the tide for the Confederacy. What would have happened: to the Union, to Abraham Lincoln, to the people of the North and South, to the world' If the South Had Won the Civil War originally appeared in Look Magazine nearly half a century ago. It immediately inspired a deluge of letters and telegrams from astonished readers and became an American classic overnight. Published in book form soon after, Kantor's masterpiece has been unavailable for a decade. Now, this much requested classic is once again available for a new generation of readers and features a stunning cover by acclaimed Civil War artist Don Troiani, a new introduction by award-winning alternate history author Harry Turtledove, and fifteen superb illustrations by the incomparable Dan Nance. It all begins on that fateful afternoon of Tuesday, May 12, 1863, when a deplorable equestrian accident claims the life of General Ulysses S. Grant . . . . At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied."@en
  • "If the South Had Won the Civil War originally appeared in the November 22, 1960, issue of Look magazine where it inspired a deluge of correspondence from readers. Published in book form in 1961, the novel is a must-have for Civil War enthusiasts. Out of print for over a decade, MacKinlay Kantor's classic Civil War novel is back, featuring a brand new introduction by Harry Turtledove (author of the bestselling The Guns of the South), new interior art by Dan Nance, and a stunning cover by acclaimed Civil War artist Don Troiani. This new edition also includes a hard-to-find essay by Kantor describing how and why the novel was written, and the nation's reaction to its publication. MacKinlay Kantor was superbly equipped to write this fascinating account of what might have happened, beginning on the fateful afternoon of Tuesday, May 12, 1863, when a deplorable equestrian accident resulted in the death of General Ulysses S. Grant."@en
  • "If the South Had Won the Civil War originally appeared in the November 22, 1960, issue of Look magazine where it inspired a deluge of correspondence from readers. Published in book form in 1961, the novel is a must-have for Civil War enthusiasts. Out of print for over a decade, MacKinlay Kantor's classic Civil War novel is back, featuring a brand new introduction by Harry Turtledove (author of the bestselling The Guns of the South), new interior art by Dan Nance, and a stunning cover by acclaimed Civil War artist Don Troiani. This new edition also includes a hard-to-find essay by Kantor describing how and why the novel was written, and the nation's reaction to its publication. MacKinlay Kantor was superbly equipped to write this fascinating account of what might have happened, beginning on the fateful afternoon of Tuesday, May 12, 1863, when a deplorable equestrian accident resulted in the death of General Ulysses S. Grant."

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  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction)"
  • "Alternative histories (Fiction)"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "History"@en
  • "History"
  • "Electronic books"@en

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  • "If the South had won the Civil War"
  • "If the South had won the Civil War"@en
  • "If the South had won the Civil War. (Illustrations by Isa Barnett.)"
  • "If the south had won the civil war"@en
  • "If the south had won the civil war"