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 ...
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, ...
Jun 29, 2005 ... Shelby Foote, 88, the novelist and historian whose three-volume study of the Civil
War and appearances on the PBS series "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 ...
Oct 19, 2014 ... Some thoughts from Shelby on Gettysburg and the Civil War.
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. Greenville, Mississippi
For a biographer Shelby Foote is a famously reluctant subject. In writing this
biography, however, C. Stuart Chapman gained valuable access through
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 ...
Jul 1, 2005 ... Our nation's obituarists responded to the death of the Civil War historian Shelby
Foote on Monday night by splitting, roughly, into two familiar ...