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“The March” by E. L. Doctorow

December 15, 2014

From the TALK series, The Civil War.  Discussion Leader: Thomas Prasch.

General William Tecumseh Sherman's famous March, the rapacious scorched-earth tromping of Union forces across Georgia and the Carolinas, seemed designed to prove his slogan that "war is hell."  Doctorow in this novel brings to bear a perspective that blends panoramic overview with local experience, freely mixing fictional creations with historical figures.

Sponsored by: Parsons Public Library.

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Time: 6:30 pm

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