Shaara, Jeff 1952-
Most widely held works about Jeff Shaara
Most widely held works by Jeff Shaara
Gods and generals by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
30 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,094 libraries worldwide
The Civil War as seen by generals on both sides of the conflict. They are the Confederacy's Lee and Jackson, and the Union's Chamberlain and Hancock. The novel follows them from the start of the war to just before the Battle of Gettysburg. A prequel to The Killer Angels, a 1974 novel by the author's late father.
The last full measure by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,753 libraries worldwide
The last year of the Civil War as seen by the two commanding generals, Grant and Lee. The novel is the final volume in a trilogy, begun by the author's father with The Killer Angels. In the Pulitzer prize-winning classic The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara created the finest Civil War novel of our time, an enduring bestseller that has sold more than two million copies. In the bestselling Gods and Generals, Shaara's son, Jeff, brilliantly sustained his father's vision, telling the epic story of the events culminating in the Battle of Gettysburg. Now, Jeff Shaara brings this legendary father-son trilogy to its stunning conclusion in a novel that brings to life the final two years of the Civil War. As The Last Full Measure opens, Gettysburg is past and the war advances to its third brutal year. On the Union side, the gulf between the politicians in Washington and the generals in the field yawns ever wider. Never has the cumbersome Union Army so desperately needed a decisive, hard-nosed leader. It is at this critical moment that Lincoln places Ulysses S. Grant in command, and turns the tide of war. For Robert E. Lee, Gettysburg was an unspeakable disaster, compounded by the shattering loss of the fiery Stonewall Jackson two months before. Lee knows better than anyone that the South cannot survive a war of attrition. But with the total devotion of his generals; Longstreet, Hill, Stuart, and his unswerving faith in God, Lee is determined to fight to the bitter end. Here too is Joshua Chamberlain, the college professor who emerged as the Union hero of Gettysburg, and who will rise to become one of the greatest figures of the Civil War. Battle by staggering battle, Shaara dramatizes the escalating confrontation between Lee and Grant, complicated, heroic, deeply troubled men. From the costly Battle of the Wilderness to the agonizing siege of Petersburg to Lee's epoch-making surrender at Appomattox, Shaara portrays the riveting conclusion of the Civil War through the minds and hearts of the individuals who gave their last full measure. Full of human passion and the spellbinding truth of history, The Last Full Measure is the fitting capstone to a magnificent literary trilogy.
Rise to rebellion by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
36 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,495 libraries worldwide
More than a powerful portrait of the people and purpose of the American Revolution, "Rise to Rebellion" is a fictionalized account of history's most pivotal events: The Boston Tea Party, the battle of Concord, and of Bunker Hill. The author of the bestselling "Gods and Generals" and "The Last Full Measure" reveals with new immediacy how philosophers became fighters and how a scattered group of colonies became the United States of America.
The rising tide : a novel of World War II by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
29 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,427 libraries worldwide
As the forces of Nazi Germany overrun the nations of Europe and America is drawn into the war by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, American troops and their British allies launch a campaign to stop Hitler on battlefields ranging from the deserts of North Africa to the rugged mountains of Sicily.
To the last man : a novel of the First World War by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,335 libraries worldwide
Jeff Shaara has enthralled readers with his New York Times bestselling novels set during the Civil War and the American Revolution. Now the acclaimed author turns to World War I, bringing to life the sweeping, emotional story of the war that devastated a generation and established America as a world power. Spring 1916: the horror of a stalemate on Europe₂s western front. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Shaara opens the window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare as seen through the eyes of a typical British soldier who experiences the bizarre and the horrible₆a ₃Tommy₄ whose innocent youth is cast into the hell of a terrifying war. In the skies, meanwhile, technology has provided a devastating new tool, the aeroplane, and with it a different kind of hero emerges₆the flying ace. Soaring high above the chaos on the ground, these solitary knights duel in the splendor and terror of the skies, their courage and steel tested with every flight. As the conflict stretches into its third year, a neutral America is goaded into war, its reluctant president, Woodrow Wilson, finally accepting the repeated challenges to his stance of nonalignment. Yet the Americans are woefully unprepared and ill equipped to enter a war that has become worldwide in scope. The responsibility is placed on the shoulders of General John ₃Blackjack₄ Pershing, and by mid-1917 the first wave of the American Expeditionary Force arrives in Europe. Encouraged by the bold spirit and strength of the untested Americans, the world waits to see if the tide of war can finally be turned. From Blackjack Pershing to the Marine in the trenches, from the Red Baron to the American pilots of the Lafayette Escadrille, To the Last Man is written with the moving vividness and accuracy that characterizes all of Shaara₂s work. This spellbinding new novel carries readers₆the way only Shaara can₆to the heart of one of the greatest conflicts in human history, and puts them face-to-face with the characters who made a lasting impact on the world.
Gone for soldiers by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
43 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,246 libraries worldwide
Eight thousand marines land in Vera Cruz bound for a war against the Mexican army, including Winfield Scott, a general who made history in the War of 1812, and Robert E. Lee, a forty-year-old engineer as yet untested in battle.
The glorious cause : a novel of the American Revolution by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,172 libraries worldwide
A novel about a pivotal period in the American Revolution relates the colonists' uphill battle in their quest for freedom, while General George Washington makes a fateful decision to cross the Delaware River and confront the enemy in New Jersey. It was never a war in which the outcome was obvious. Despite their spirit and stamina, the colonists were outmanned and outfought by the brazen British army. General George Washington found his troops trounced in the battles of Brooklyn and Manhattan and retreated toward Pennsylvania. With the future of the colonies at its lowest ebb, Washington made his most fateful decision: to cross the Delaware River and attack the enemy. The stunning victory at Trenton began a saga of victory and defeat that concluded with the British surrender at Yorktown, a moment that changed the history of the world. There is George Washington, the charismatic leader who held his army together to achieve an unlikely victory; Charles Cornwallis, the no-nonsense British general, more than a match for his colonial counterpart; Nathaniel Greene, who rose from obscurity to become the finest battlefield commander in Washington's army; The Marquis de Lafayette, the young Frenchman who brought a soldier's passion to America; and Benjamin Franklin, a brilliant man of science and philosophy who became the finest statesman of his day.
The steel wave : a novel of World War II by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of D-Day and the Allied invasion of Europe chronicles the events of the World War II campaign and the personalities who took part, from the ordinary soldiers on the land and in the air, to such leaders as Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, and Omar Bradley, as their efforts changed the course of the war.
No less than victory : a novel of World War II by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,897 libraries worldwide
After the success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks, that Hitler and his battered army have no other option than surrender. But despite the advice of his best military minds, Hitler will hear no talk of defeat. In mid-December 1944, the Germans launch a desperate and ruthless counteroffensive in the Ardennes Forest. As American commanders respond to the stunning challenge, the German spear is finally blunted.
The final storm : a novel of the war in the Pacific by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
15 editions published in 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,547 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of the struggle for Okinawa through the eyes of combatants on both sides: Private Clay Adams, Admiral Chester Nimitz, General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr., and General Mitsura Ushijima, the Japanese general in charge of defending the island.
Gods and generals ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,466 libraries worldwide
Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville.
Jeff Shaara's Civil War battlefields : discovering America's hallowed ground by Jeff Shaara ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Travel through a pivotal time in American history. Jeff Shaara, America's premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict and provides: engaging narratives of the war's crucial battles; intriguing historical footnotes about each site; photographs of the locations--then and now; fascinating sidebars with related points of interest.
Jeff Shaara's Civil War battlefields [discovering America's hallowed ground by Jeff Shaara ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
The author gives a guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamouga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. He explores the history, the people, and the places that capture the true meaning and magnitude of the conflict.
The killer angels by Michael Shaara ( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought for two dreams-- freedom, and a way of life. Memories, promises, and love were carried into the battle but what fell was shattered futures, forgotten innocence, and crippled beauty. This is an historically accurate presentation of the Battle of Gettysburg and the events that lead to it.
Gettysburg ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Gettysburg: Civil War drama depicting the events and personal struggles of the Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Great battles of the Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Feature: The American Civil War is one of the most studied military conflicts the world over. Through personal letters, official reports and diaries, viewers will come to understand not only the battle but also the political and personal resasons why our nation took up arms.
Blue vs gray killing fields ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A presentation of the events of the spring of 1864, including the most vicious fighting of the Civil War. Northern troops had been repeatedly defeated by General Robert E. Lee, but Union General Ulysses S. Grant took charge of the Army of the Potomac, determined to gain the upper hand.
Gods and generals ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville.
Michael Shaara the soul of a writer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Traces the highlights of Shaara's dramatic and multi-faceted life, from his promising youth in Jersey City to his stints as a paratrooper, amateur boxer, policeman and teacher; from the triumph of winning the Pulitzer Prize to the tragedy of a motor accident that left him brain damaged until his untimely death in 1988. Plus insights into the man who brought the battle of Gettysburg to life for millions of readers in his book The killer angels.
The Civil War trilogy by Michael Shaara ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of three novels that present a fictionalized account of the battles of the Civil War.
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