An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943

Author(s): Rick Atkinson

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In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. Illustrations. 18 maps.

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Winner of Pulitzer Prize History Category 2003.

A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction.--Cullen Murphey "The Boston Globeon The Long Gray Line " Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book.--James Salter "The Washington Post Book World on The Long Gray Line " "As masterfully executed as it was conceived." --Nicholas Proffit, The Philadelphia Inquirer (front page) on The Long Gray Line"A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction." --Cullen Murphey, The Boston Globeon The Long Gray Line"Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book." --James Salter, The Washington Post Book World on The Long Gray Line As masterfully executed as it was conceived. "Nicholas Proffit, The Philadelphia Inquirer (front page) on The Long Gray Line" A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction. Cullen Murphey, "The Boston Globeon The Long Gray Line" Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book. James Salter, "The Washington Post Book World on The Long Gray Line"" Praise for" The Long Gray Line" "As masterfully executed as it was conceived."-Nicholas Proffit, "The Philadelphia Inquirer" (front page) "A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction."-Cullen Murphey, "The Boston Globe" "Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book." -James Salter, "The Washington Post Book World" Praise for" The Long Gray Line" "As masterfully executed as it was conceived."-Nicholas Proffit, "The Philadelphia Inquirer" (front page) "A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction."-Cullen Murphey, "The Boston Globe" "Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book." -James Salter, "The Washington Post Book World" Praise for" The Long Gray Line": "As masterfully executed as it was conceived."-Nicholas Proffit, "The Philadelphia Inquirer" (front page) "A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction."-Cullen Murphey, "The Boston Globe" "Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book." -James Salter, "The Washington Post Book World" Praise for" The Long Gray Line: "As masterfully executed as it was conceived."-Nicholas Proffit, "The Philadelphia Inquirer (front page) "A story of epic proportions . . . An awesome feat of biographical reconstruction."-Cullen Murphey, "The Boston Globe "Enormously rich in detail and written with a novelist's brilliance, the pages literally hurry before one . . . A very moving book." -James Salter, "The Washington Post Book World

Rick Atkinson, recipient of the 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing, is the bestselling author of The Day Of Battle, The Long Gray Line, and In the Company of Soldiers. He was a staff writer and senior editor at The Washington Post for twenty years, and his many awards include Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and history. He lives in Washington, D.C.

General Fields

  • : 9780805062885
  • : Henry Holt & Company Inc
  • : Henry Holt & Company Inc
  • : September 2002
  • : 241mm X 165mm X 54mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rick Atkinson
  • : Hardback
  • : 940.5423
  • : 681
  • : illustrations, maps