Long Remember


      Long Remember
Long Remember is the first realistic novel about the Civil War Originally published in the 1930s, and out of print sincer the 50s, this book received rave reviews from the NY Times Book Review, and was a main selection of the Literary Guild It is the account of the Battle of Gettysburg, as viewed by a pacifist who comes to accept the nasty necessity of combat, and lives an intense and skewed romance along the way. Best Download Long Remember author MacKinlay Kantor For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Benjamin McKinlay Kantor, was an American journalist, novelist and screenwriter He wrotethan 30 novels, several set during the American Civil War, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956 for his 1955 novelAndersonville Kantor was born in Webster City, Iowa, in 1904 His mother, a journalist, encouraged Kantor to develop his writing style Kantor started writing seriously as a teen ager when he worked as a reporter with his mother at the local newspaper in Webster City Kantor s first novel was published when he was 24.During World War II, Kantor reported from London as a war correspondent for a Los Angeles newspaper After flying on several bombing missions, he asked for and received training to operate the bomber s turret machine guns this was illegal, as he was not in service Nevertheless he was decorated with the Medal of Freedom by Gen Carl Spaatz, then the U.S Army Air Corp commander He also saw combat during the Korean War as a correspondent In addition to journalism and novels, Kantor wrote the screenplay for Gun Crazy aka Deadly Is the Female 1950 , a noted film noir It was based on his short story by the same name, published February 3, 1940 in a slick magazine, The Saturday Evening Post In 1992, it was revealed that he had allowed his name to be used on a screenplay written by Dalton Trumbo, one of the Hollywood Ten, who had been blacklisted as a result of his refusal to testify before the House Un American Committee HUAC hearings Kantor passed his payment on to Trumbo to help him survive.Several of his novels were adapted for films He established his own publishing house, and published several of his works in the 1930s and 1940s.Kantor died of a heart attack in 1977, at the age of 73, at his home in Sarasota, Florida.

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • Long Remember
  • MacKinlay Kantor
  • English
  • 04 June 2018
  • 0312875207

10 thoughts on “ Long Remember

  1. says:

    Long Remember has been long forgotten MacKinlay Kantor s 1934 novel, which chronicles the Civil War s Pennsylvania Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg from the perspective of Gettysburg civilians unlucky enough to be in Gettysburg on those three crucial days of July 1 3, 1863, caused quite a splash in its time it was a Literary Guild main selection, and no less an authority than Allen Tate praised its battlefield realism Yet while Kantor s later Civil War novel Andersonville 1955 won the Pulitzer Prize, was prais Long Remember has been long forgotten MacKinlay Kantor s 1934 novel, which chronicles the Civil War s Pennsylvania Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg from the perspective of Gettysburg civilians unlucky enough to be in Gettysburg on those three crucial days of July 1 3, 1863, caused quite a splash in its time it was a Literary Guild main selection, and no less an authority than Allen Tate praised its battlefield realism Yet while Kantor s later Civil War novel Andersonville 1955 won the Pulitzer Prize, was praised by historian Bruce Catton as the best Civil War novel I have ever read, without any question, and has remained continuously in print, Long Remember was out of print for decades, and only reappeared in print in 2000 How was it that Long Remember came back onto literary radar screens around th...

  2. says:

    Recently having read both Ralph Peters two recently published civil war novels Cain at Gettysburg and Hell or Richmond, I had a fairly good understanding of how the three days of the Battle of Gettysburg progressed from the perspective of the participants This helped immensely when reading Long Remember because the viewpoint changed from that of the officers and soldiers to the impact on the citizens of the community of Gettysburg I also believe it is important to understand that MacKinlay Kantor wrote Long Remember in Recently having read both Ralph Peters two recently published civil war novels Cain at Gettysburg and Hell or Richmond, I had a fairly good understanding of how the three days of the Battle of Gettysburg...

  3. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This is a great book, but I didn t love it like Andersonville The reasons I didn t love it have nothing to do with any flaws in the book MacKinlay Kantor did such a great job of the love relationship between Dan and Irene at the beginning of the book that I wantedof them and less of other characters and I also wantedof their relationship development and so I couldn t quite get into the drama of the battle at Gettysburg But that is, of course, not really a flaw in the book The fact that a love This is a great book, but I didn t love it like Andersonville The reasons I didn t love it have noth...

  4. says:

    An unpleasant but realistic picture of Gettysburg and war in general No particular character was wonderful, all had flaws An extremely well written and thought provoking book.

  5. says:

    A book difficult to read Written in 1934 when some Civil War vets may still have been around, it speaks to the horror of war from the eye of a hardened pacifist who had seen war in the prarie in Minnesota and who happens back to his home town of Gettysburg on these fateful days, summoned by a family funeral.This book is the unvarnished truth of the violence of war There is no heroism, just endurance, those who live and those who are no longer extant The protagonist collides tangen A book difficult to read Written in 1934 when some Civil War vets may still have been around, it speaks to the horror of war from the eye of a hardened pacifist who had seen war in the prarie in Minnesota and who happens back to his home town of Gettysburg on these fateful days, summoned by a family funeral.This book is the unvarnished truth of the violence of war There is no heroism, just endurance, those who live and those who are no longer extant The protago...

  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here While I had heard of MacKinlay Kantor l had never read any of his books I found this book and was drawn by the cover and I m glad I was This story focuses on the civilians just before and during Gettysburg The small town feel, the fear of the war coming towards them and the confusion and ugliness of battle were all here You feel the claustrophobic nature of war and the e...

  7. says:

    Even though it took me a while to finish this book I thoroughly enjoyed it.

  8. says:

    I liked this book very much It was an early book by him, 1934, so he was able to interview survivors and soliders that were yet still alive adding to the realistic portrayal of the events at Gettysburg I enjoyed it because it also told civilians...

  9. says:

    This was a good book dealing with the Battle of Gettysburg from the perspective of the civilians who had to deal with the chaos that the battle brought to them The characters represented the whole spectrum of thoughts about ...

  10. says:

    Man opposed to Civil War heads to Gettysburg on family business in July 1863 Hilarity ensues Well, not hilarity Action ensues I appreciated that the pace picked up with each page It didn t slow down for the conclusion, though Might have needed a big the end on the last page.

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