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CONFEDERATES IN THE ATTIC: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Horwitz (Baghdad Without a Map, 1991, etc.) takes an eye-opening turn in the South, where his childhood obsession with the Confederacy collides with hard adult realities about race and culture in America.Growing up in Virginia, Horwitz painted rebel heroes on the walls of his attic bedroom. Returning home after a decade spent covering foreign wars, he launches a ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - AlisonLea - LibraryThing

This is my favorite book (so far) of the summer of 2008! Portrait of 90s America through the lens of the ever-troubled relationship between North and South, black and white, past and present. Funny ... Read full review

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