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Meet the Author: Jeff Shaara
Location: Westerville Central High School
Discover history through storytelling with the bestselling author of Gods & Generals and The Last Full Measure. Through researching memoirs, collections of letters, and diaries Shaara brings to life historic events and military battles through the eyes of his characters.
About the Presentation
Location: Westerville Central High School
Address: 7118 Mt Royal Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
Time: 7pm
Cost: $15
Audience Q&A, book sale and book signing to follow. Buy tickets for the presentation.
About the Reception
Note: This reception fundraiser hosted by the Westerville Library Foundation has been cancelled. Tickets to the presentation are still available for purchase here. Thank you for your understanding.
About the Author
Jeff Shaara is the New York Times-bestselling author of Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure - two novels that complete the Civil War trilogy begun by his father, Michael Shaara, with the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Killer Angels. His World War II series includes The Final Storm, No Less Than Victory, The Steel Wave, and The Rising Tide.
Shaara has also written To the Last Man, The Glorious Cause, Rise to Rebellion, and Gone for Soldiers. In 2012, Shaara returned to the Civil War with A Blaze of Glory, followed by A Chain of Thunder, The Smoke at Dawn, and The Fateful Lightning - all New York Times bestsellers.
In his highly anticipated new book, The Frozen Hours, Shaara brings readers to the front lines of the Korean War and the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. Through researching memoirs, collections of letters, and diaries Shaara takes on the voices of the generals, the foot soldiers, and even of the Chinese commander, bringing to life the events of the battle through the eyes of the characters.
Each of his carefully researched books bring to the page a new way to experience military fiction driven by engrossing historical characters. In his engaging lectures, Shaara details the attention and research it takes to write his critically acclaimed works.
A descendant of Italian immigrants, Shaara was born in 1952 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, grew up in Tallahassee, Florida, and graduated from Florida State University with a degree in criminology. He lives in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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