Thursday, October 05, 2006
Bruce Catton: an appreciation
The Civil War's master storyteller responded to the fan mail of this (once) nine-year-old reader with a friendly letter and a complimentary copy of "This Hallowed Ground". With his light touch and his affinity for all things Michigan, he helped start me on a journey that continues to this day.
As a Civil War historian, author, and storyteller, he left behind very large shoes to fill.
Take a few weekends to revisit the classics, by Bruce Catton.