"It is absolutely unique--without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read."Professor James M. McPhersonPultizer Prize-winning...more
"It is absolutely unique--without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read."Professor James M. McPhersonPultizer Prize-winning BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOMJanuary 1864--General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. The Army of Northern Virginia is ragged and ill-equpped. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower.Then, Andries Rhoodie, a strange man with an unplaceable accent, approaches Lee with an extraordinary offer. Rhoodie demonstrates an amazing rifle: Its rate of fire is incredible, its lethal efficiency breathtaking--and Rhoodie guarantees unlimited quantitites to the Confederates. The name of the weapon is the AK-47....Selected by the Science Fiction Book ClubA Main Selection of the Military Book Club less
Excellent book!!! I wasn't sure I would get into it as much since I tend to like my Historical Fiction being based on some fact. Very easy reading I would recommend it to everyone that enjoys Historical Fiction.