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Escape from Andersonville A Novel of the Civil War by Gene Hackman

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Published by Brilliance Corporation .
Written in English

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  • Thrillers,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Suspense & Thriller

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The Physical Object
FormatMP3 CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11843445M
ISBN 101423350804
ISBN 109781423350804
OCLC/WorldCa209657568

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An explosive novel of the Civil War about one man’s escape from a notorious Confederate prison campand his dramatic return to save his men. July Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his soldiers/5(31).   Escape from Andersonville Unknown Binding – out of 5 stars 32 ratings. See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" $ Free with your Audible trial: Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ 4/5(32).   Escape is not so much about the miseries at Andersonville as it is about Parker's escape, his trek through the dying Confederacy, and his quest to free his fellow soldiers. Although it does have its moments, the book is choppily written, confusing, sometimes contradictory, and includes a highly unlikely encounter with a lost love and irrelevant sex with a demented : $   Escape from Andersonville: a novel of the Civil War User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Nathan Parker is a Union officer who escapes from the notorious Confederate prison at Andersonville with the obsessive goal of returning to rescue his comrades.5/5(1).

An explosive novel of the Civil War about one man’s escape from a notorious Confederate prison campand his dramatic return to save his Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his soldiers.   An explosive novel of the Civil War about one man’s escape from a notorious Confederate prison campand his dramatic return to save his men. July Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his : Even before the movie, "Andersonville," which featured an escape from the prison stockade, tales of tunnels and runaway prisoners being tracked by hounds are nearly as old as the prison itself. The Wirz Trial was filled with testimony about the techniques used to track down escaped prisoners and the punishments doled out those recaptured. July Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at the nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his soldiers. As others die around them, Nathan and his men hatch a daring plan to allow him to escape through a tunnel and make his way to Vicksburg, where he intends to alert his superiors to the imprisonment and push for military action.

Escape from Andersonville Gene Hackman, Author, Daniel Buy this book competently mine Civil War lore to dramatize a prison escape. Southwest Georgia’s Andersonville, aka . Andersonville was the name of a Confederate prison carved out of the timber of northeast Georgia. This book was a most distressing tale of POW Unionists enclosed inside the walls of 20 acres. At one t men were there. They were given NO shelter and the food was a half a loaf of corn bread per day, but not real corn bread/5.   'Escape from Andersonville' is an explosive Civil War novel about one man's escape from a notorious confederate prison camp - and his dramatic return.5/5(4). Escape from Andersonville. I enjoyed this book very much and purchased it because it was written by Gene Hackman and also because my great-great-grand- father died at Andersonville on February 6, at the age of I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the Civil War. jbgoode/5(1).