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Michael Shaara

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GNMP Winter Lecture Series- January 29, 2022- Michael Shaara "A Writer's Life"- by Matt Atkinson

Addressing Gettysburg

Addressing Gettysburg, wants to bring Gettysburg to you when you can't bring yourself to Gettysburg. Recording the NPS and Tim Smith Winter Lectures are part of that service. If you appreciate what we do for you, then, please consider becoming a Patron. Click here to join the crew! Matthew Atkinson, Gettysburg National Military Park Perhaps no other book has influenced public perception of the Battle of Gettysburg more than The Killer Angels. But who was the writer and man behind the prose that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1975? What personal experiences helped influence the writing of this classic historical novel? Discover more about the great writer and share the viewpoint of Ranger Matt Atkinson reading The Killer Angels for the first time.

1hr 52mins

1 Feb 2022

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Jeff Shaara on Michael Shaara

Addressing Gettysburg

This full Patreon episode is brought to you, without commercial interruption, by our Patrons. When you can't come to Gettysburg, we bring Gettysburg to you, but that costs us in time and money. So, we hope that, if you like the show and appreciate our effort, you'll become a patron. Click here to join our community.   One cannot be a Gettysnerd without at least having HEARD the name "Shaara." Of course, Michael Shaara is the author who could very well be rsponsible for helping to reignite interest in Gettysburg in the latter portion of the 20th Century. Ken Burns cites the Killer Angels as the book that inspired him to make his epic documentary "The Civil War." That documentary brought Gettysburg a rise in visitation. Then, a few short years later, Ron Maxwell's "Gettysburg" was released and visitation soared. That movie came out when I was in 9th grade, or thereabouts, and it immediately captured my imagination.    But Michael passed away before he could see any of this. His son, Jeff, dutifully picked up the torch and carried it on into a writing career yielding an impressive 18 titles. We'll have Jeff on shortly to talk about his own works. But, we asked him to first come on and talk about his father's work and his father, the man. Enjoy.

1hr 3mins

29 Jan 2022

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The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

Required Reading

This week we talk The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, Nic talks history and Mike talks literature, we both leave happy.


19 Mar 2021

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Chapter Twenty-Two: "Michael Shaara's Missing Persons Case"

The Puffin Publishing Podcast & KeVern

Well would you look at that. Another month gone by. And boy are my arms in the mood for love. It's a sexy, nasty throwdown episode of the PufPubPod this month. Get your special someone the bedroom eyes while listening to..."Michael Shaara's Best Friend is Missing,""James Joyce Reads Tweets From Real Puffin Fans,""Zelda Fitzgerald's Sex Tape," &"Forest Joins the Puffin Boyz."Join us next month for the luck of the Irish.Patreon: www.patreon.com/tvskevinTwitter: www.twitter.com/pufpubpodFacebook: www.facebook.com/puffinpublishing/


1 Feb 2018

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LL- 068 -Angel Is a Civil War - The Killer Angels/ A Novel of the Civil War, by Michael Shaara

Literally Literary

- Angel Is a Civil War - The Killer Angels: A Novel of the Civil War, by Michael Shaara- Literally Literary - With: Sean O'Brien, Joseph Bonier & Sean Fau-Burnitz Music By Ryan Cashman

1hr 1min

9 Oct 2017

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Audio Book Club: Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

Slate Books

Our critics, including Yale historian David Blight, discuss the Civil War classic The Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


31 May 2011