Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta

by Marc Wortman

From the publisher:
An epic narrative account of a pivotal moment in the defeat of the Confederacy: the ruinous siege and destruction of Atlanta.

Marc Wortman is the author of The Millionaires’ Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power, now in development as a feature film. An award-winning freelance writer, his work has appeared in numerous national magazines. He has taught literature and writing at Princeton University. He lives in New Haven with his wife, daughter, and son.