Bookworm’s Dinner reviewed The Judas Field by Howard Bahr for the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge 2011. Here’s an excerpt:
The Judas Field is an astounding work of historical fiction that will rip deep into your heart and settle into your soul like a haunting bad dream. Howard Bahr provides a sharply detailed journalistic view of The Battle of Franklin through the eyes of Cass Wakefield, a soldier who is unable to reconcile the past. His life is empty and emotionless, haunted by memories he would rather forget. When a childhood friend asks him to recover her kin who died in the infamous battle, he reluctantly agrees to help.
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