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It's a fascinating book and Horwitz tells a great story...brilliant writer with incredible observation skills.
He conveys the notion that the South's resentment of the North is not wholly unjustified, but actually often well placed.
Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz is great because it deals with how the Civil War affected everyone today.
sometimes funny. always truthful. interesting. many insights.Published 23 hours ago by John M. Johnson
I was kind of confused by the book, and Tony Horwitz's fascination with the Civil War. Then I realized that his grandfather, who had immigrated from Russia, and was slightly... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Virginia Al-Rikabi
The author brings to life the people that act out the war between the North and South. Well written, entertaining and telling little known or forgotten facts. Read morePublished 4 days ago by subwo
Entertaining, enlightening, easy to read. Learned more about the Civil War than I had ever expected to learn.
Flows smoothly. Author has a great way with words.
Reading Mr. Horwitz's astutely woven saga has help me gain further insights into how my Civil War relatives' past impacted my own present day views of our country. Read morePublished 16 days ago by David W. Jones
This is a fun book. It's been reviewed by lots of folks, so I won't digress. It is a little dated, but it still rings pretty true. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Javan W. Rasnake
A breezy and witty journey through the New South. Lots of warts but plenty of insights and historical background. Is it arbitrary and incomplete, sure. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Dean 1900