"Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (November 17, 1916 – June 27, 2005) was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the war. With geographic and cultural roots in the Mississippi Delta, system   His work introduced a generation of Americans to a war that he believed was "central to all our lives." When you heard him speak of the war,somehow you lived it...

(November 1916 – June was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the war. Born in Greenville, Mississippi

The history of the Civil War written by the South's most respected historian and story-teller. A stunning work that reads like a novel.

The history of the Civil War written by the South's most respected historian and story-teller. A stunning work that reads like a novel. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

“I live in pajamas. Sometimes I don’t have anything on but pajamas three or four days in a row.” – Shelby Foote. Read the full Paris Review interview at http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/931/the-art-of-fiction-no-158-shelby-foote. More writing inspiration at http://www.markdavidgerson.com

Shelby Foote, The Art of Fiction No. 158

Shelby Foote you brought the South's voice to the civil war.

Shelby Foote: The Civil War, September/September, Gone, Shiloh

"I live in pajamas."   – Shelby Foote via The Paris Review

"I live in pajamas." – Shelby Foote via The Paris Review

Paris Review - The Art of Nonfiction No. 7, Adam Phillips.  Interview with psychoanalyst. Interesting throughout. “If you buy a fridge, there are certain things you will be guaranteed. If you buy a psychoanalysis, you won’t be. Patients come because they are suffering from something. Ideally, in the process of doing the analysis, they might find their suffering is alleviated or modified, but also they might discover there are more important things than to alleviate one’s suffering”.

Adam Phillips, The Art of Nonfiction No. 7

Shelby Foote on the Confederate Flag - YouTube

Author and Historian Shelby Foote gives his thoughts about the Confederate Flag.

Shelby Foote’s Flawed Understanding of Slavery and the Civil War – CIVIL WAR MEMORY

Shelby Foote’s Flawed Understanding of Slavery and the Civil War – CIVIL WAR MEMORY

“When you’re working very hard you’re not lonely; you are the whole damn world.” —Shelby Foote http://tpr.ly/i2KWZO

Shelby Foote, The Art of Fiction No. 158

author and Civil War/Southern historian Shelby Foote (I have been in this room.such a privilege).

Shelby Foote (1916 - 2005) American Civil War historian who helped bring things to life in the acclaimed documentary series "The Civil War"

Shelby Foote - American Civil War historian who helped bring things to life in the acclaimed documentary series "The Civil War"

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