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Robert E. Lee: a biography

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W.W. Norton,
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The life of Robert E. Lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph--triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the American Civil War. But late in life Lee confessed that he "was always wanting something." In this probing and personal biography, Emory Thomas reveals more than the man himself did. Robert E. Lee has been, and continues to be, a symbol and hero in the American story. But in life, Thomas writes, Lee was both more and less than his legend. Here is the man behind the legend.
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Full title robert e lee
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subject_facet Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Biography, Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography, Generals -- United States -- Biography, Lee, Robert E. -- (Robert Edward), -- 1807-1870
title_display Robert E. Lee : a biography
title_full Robert E. Lee : a biography / by Emory M. Thomas
title_short Robert E. Lee :
title_sub a biography
topic_facet Generals, Lee, Robert E