Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (November 17, 1916 – June 27, 2005) was an American
historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a three-volume ...
Jun 29, 2005 ... Shelby Foote, the historian whose incisive, seasoned commentary -- delivered in
a drawl so mellifluous that one critic called it "molasses over ...
Apr 2, 2014 ... Shelby Foote wrote the definitive history of the American Civil War and
contributed greatly to Ken Burns's The Civil War series. Learn more ...
Although best known for his monumental trilogy The Civil War: A Narrative (1958,
1963, 1974), Shelby Foote's preferred genre is the novel. Much as his hero, ...
Oct 19, 2014 ... Some thoughts from Shelby on Gettysburg and the Civil War.
In 1954, with the centennial of the end of the Civil War approaching, Bennett Cerf,
the president of Random House, wrote the novelist Shelby Foote to propose a ...
Jun 29, 2005 ... A look at the life of novelist and Civil War historian Shelby Foote, who died
Monday in Memphis at the age of 88.
Jun 30, 2005 ... The American writer Shelby Foote, who has died aged 88, found that late-arriving
celebrity was deeply annoying. As a novelist, he had a ...
Nov 26, 2007 ... Shelby Foote was born and raised in Greenville, Mississippi. His father died
when he was only five, and his mother raised him alone. When he ...
Sep 21, 2010 ... Let's start at the beginning. Tell us about the place where you where born and
grew up. Shelby Foote: I was born in the Mississippi Delta.