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Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel, Butzer, C. M.
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Author Name:    Butzer, C. M.

Title:   Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    HarperCollins 

ISBN Number:   0061561762 / 9780061561764

Seller ID:   ING9780061561764

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Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is familiar to all Americans. But never has his most famous speech--his 271 indelible words--been presented in such a visual and accessible format.

Graphic artist and Civil War aficionado C. M. Butzer deftly uses a detailed, comic-book style to depict the Battle of Gettysburg; the national movement to create a memorial there; and the quiet day in 1863 when Lincoln delivered his galvanizing speech. Butzer uses only primary sources for the text, drawing from first-person letters and diaries, speeches, and Lincoln's own writing to unpack this series of historical events. The address itself is played out over eighteen pages, with every phrase given a visual interpretation that will resonate with young readers.



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