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Jeff Shaara

4.1 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Jeff Shaara
The Final Storm (2011)
4.11 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: JEFF SHAARA may be the best contemporary writer of military history written as creative nonfiction. I recently finished THE FINAL STORM (ISBN 978-0345497956, trade paperback, $16.00, 480 pages). This is the fourth book in SHAARA's World War II series. The first three books take r...
A Blaze of Glory (2012)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I am a HUGE fan of Jeff Shaara, having read every book he has written from Gods and Generals through to a current reading of A Chain of Thunder. That being said, for me, this was the MOST DISAPPOINTING of all his books to date and far inferior to his usual page-turning novels of ...
The Smoke at Dawn (2014)
4.21 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Like all of Jeff Shaara's novel, I learned a great deal of history; in this case, about the aftermath of Chickamauga and the subsequent battle of Chattanooga.As an Illinoisan and a Civil War wonk, I'm ashamed to admit of my sketchy knowledge of this battle. After all, many Illino...
No Less Than Victory (2009)
4.2 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Continuing the timing of reading books around an important date, I have been listening to this audiobook around the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. As with other books by Jeff Shaara, this was an engaging book about final events of the Pacific portion of WWII during t...
A Chain of Thunder (2013)
4.09 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This is the second book in the series of the Western Theater of the Civil War. It is an excellent book and brings the Vicksburg Campaign alive. This book has the view of the civilian Lucy Spence as she endures the siege of Vicksburg, her neighbors, and her venture into the fiel...
Smoke at Dawn (2014)
4.21 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Enjoyable historical fiction. This book focuses on the battles in Chattanooga after the Battle of Chickamauga. The book looks at one of the major battles of the Civil War in the west, which tend to get overlooked in summaries of the Civil War.Shaara helps the reader understand wh...
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