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The Resource Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles

Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles

Label
Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America
Title
Custer's trials
Title remainder
a life on the frontier of a new America
Statement of responsibility
T. J. Stiles
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. 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 volatile, contradictory, intense person--capable yet insecure, intelligent yet bigoted, passionate yet self-destructive, a romantic individualist at odds with the institution of the military (he was court-martialed twice in six years). The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in -- From the Hardcover edition
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, History, 2016
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stiles, T. J
Dewey number
  • [Axis360]
  • 973.8/2092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.C99
LC item number
S76 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Custer, George A.
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise 1839-1865 -- The accused -- The observer -- The protégé -- The prodigy -- The women -- The general -- The hero -- The victor -- Fall 1865-1876 -- The executioner -- The politician -- The fallen -- The Indian killer -- The financier -- The writer -- The enemy -- The accuser -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101875841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0016346104
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922688370
  • (OCoLC)ocn922688370
  • 1278161
  • 1278161
  • 1301433
Label
Custer's trials : a life on the frontier of a new America, T. J. Stiles
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rise 1839-1865 -- The accused -- The observer -- The protégé -- The prodigy -- The women -- The general -- The hero -- The victor -- Fall 1865-1876 -- The executioner -- The politician -- The fallen -- The Indian killer -- The financier -- The writer -- The enemy -- The accuser -- Epilogue
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101875841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0016346104
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922688370
  • (OCoLC)ocn922688370
  • 1278161
  • 1278161
  • 1301433

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