The Killer Angels is by Michael Shaara. This most compelling historical fiction novel every written about the Battle of Gettysburg won a Pulitzer Prize. Told from the point of view of various generals, Shaara introduces us to the main players and lets us explore both sides of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War and the men who fought it. A must read for everyone interested in American History in general, and the Civil War in particular. A Reader's Corner Highly Recommended Read.
Ratings: 10th grade - 10 out of 10 - P (profanity) - V (violence) - AC (mature thematic content).