The Guns of the South

The Guns of the South

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qIt is absolutely unique--without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read.q Professor James M. McPherson Pultizer Prize-winning BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM January 1864--General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. The Army of Northern Virginia is ragged and ill-equpped. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower. Then, Andries Rhoodie, a strange man with an unplaceable accent, approaches Lee with an extraordinary offer. Rhoodie demonstrates an amazing rifle: Its rate of fire is incredible, its lethal efficiency breathtaking--and Rhoodie guarantees unlimited quantitites to the Confederates. The name of the weapon is the AK-47.... Selected by the Science Fiction Book Club A Main Selection of the Military Book Club From the Paperback edition.a€œIa#39;m sure you will. Carry on ... a€œa#39;Course, rememberin it when them damnyankees is shootina#39; at us might could take a bit oa#39; doina#39;.a€ a€œThata#39;s why we ... a€œIf n I goes to the fightina#39; with food or some such, I gets to shoot back if the Yankees shoots at me.

Title:The Guns of the South
Author:Harry Turtledove
Publisher:Del Rey - 2011-04-20


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