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Description - Love in a Dry Season by S. Foote

Shelby Foote's novel of two Depression-era Mississippi families anticipates much of the subject matter of his monumental Civil War trilogy, rendering the clash between North and South with a violence all the more shocking for its intimacy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679736189
ISBN-10: 0679736182
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 14mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 4-Mar-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - S. Foote

Shelby Foote was born on November 7, 1916 in Greenville, Mississippi, and attended school there until he entered the University of North Carolina. During World War II he served as a captain of field artillery but never saw combat. After World War II he worked briefly for the Associated Press in their New York bureau. In 1953 he moved to Memphis, where he lived for the remainder of his life.Foote was the author of six novels: Tournament, Follow Me Down, Love in a Dry Season, Shiloh, Jordan County, and September, September. He is best remembered for his 3-volume history The Civil War: A Narrative, which took twenty years to complete and resulted in his being a featured expert in Ken Burns' acclaimed Civil War documentary. Over the course of his writing career, Foote was also awarded three Guggenheim fellowships.Shelby Foote died in 2005 at the age of 88.

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