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Custer's Trials

A Life on the Frontier of a New America

Custer's Trials( )
Author: Stiles, T. J.
ISBN:978-0-307-59264-4
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
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"In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer's historical caricature, revealing a capable yet insecure man, intelligent yet bigoted, passionate yet self-destructive, a romantic individualist at odds with the institution of the military (court-martialed twice in six years) and the new corporate economy, a wartime emancipator who rejected...
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Stiles, T. J. (Author)
T. J. Stiles received a B. A. in history from Carleton College and a M. A. and M.Phil. in European history from Columbia University. He is the author of Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2010, and Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, which won Pulitzer Prize for history in 2016.

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