AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Mark Hammer

Historical Fiction • 7.75 hrs • Unabridged • © 1960

Seven West Texas boys heading east to join Lee in Richmond are dragooned into General Johnston's army on its way to Shiloh, a battle more deadly than all previous battles in the country's history combined. Mark Hammer reads this evocative tale using an innocent, soft-spoken, self-effacing voice to reflect the characters and times. His quietly expressive reading gives life to the boys' frontier honesty and love of friends and adventure. He is equally successful at capturing the horror and senselessness of the common soldier's lot. The story is a gem. Hammer's warm narration gives it a timeless luster and leaves the listener with a lingering pathos for the casualties, both in and out of uniform, of all wars. M.F.P. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 95]

Book pak • Recorded Books • 1994

CS ISBN 0788700936 $44.00 • Six cassettes

Advertisement Advertisement


Book pak • Recorded Books • 1994

CS ISBN 0788700936 $44.00 • Six cassettes

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×