"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history." -"Los Angeles Times"
With a fantastic body of work that includes "In the Heart of the Sea" and Pulitzer Prize finalist "Mayflower," Nathaniel Philbrick has emerged as a historian with a unique ability to bring history to life. "The Last Stand" is Philbrick's monumental reappraisal of the epochal clash at the Little Bighorn in 1876 that gave birth to the legend of Custer's Last Stand. Bringing a wealth of new information to his subject, as well as his characteristic literary flair, Philbrick details the collision between two American icons- George Armstrong Custer and Sitting Bull-that both parties wished to avoid, and brilliantly explains how the battle that ensued has been shaped and reshaped by national myth.
About the Author :
Nathaniel Philbrick has contributed to The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn as an author.
Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "In the Heart of the Sea," which won the National Book Award, and "Sea of Glory," winner of the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Naval History Prize.
|Title:||The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn||Publisher:||Penguin Books|
|No. of Pages:||466|
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