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Custer"s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

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Image: Custer (extreme right) with President Lincoln, General McClellan and other officers at the Battle of Antietam, Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T.J. Stiles. Arthur Morey is narrator; Random. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T. J. Stiles (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(1).

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Custer's Trials book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Life on the Frontier of a New America” as Want to Read: George Armstrong Custer is best known today for his death, but T. Stiles looks for his deeper meaning in Custers Trials, for he was a celebrity for most of his adult life/5.

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: Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America eBook: Stiles, T.J.: Kindle Store “T. Stiles has written a marvel of a book—the best life of Custer right up to the moment he marched the 7th Cavalry out of Fort Abraham Lincoln while the band played The book "Custer's Trials" talks about everything in his life /5().

STILES is the author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, winner of the National Book Award in Nonfiction and the Pulitzer Prize in Biography, and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil 's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History.

A member of the Society of American Historians and a former /5(). Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T.J. Stiles, Alfred A. Knopf, New York,$ The first question one is likely to ask when considering yet another biography of the ubiquitous George Armstrong Custer is, Why?Why another book on the man.

In the years since his death in combat against Sioux and Cheyenne warriors at the tender age of 36, the “Boy General. The Paperback of the Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T.

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Stiles The comedian Dick Gregory once pointed out, “We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.”.

If anyone could make a reader forget Custer’s last stand, at least for a few hundred pages at a time, it would be T. Stiles. Winner of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Author: Candice Millard. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History: Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America T.J.

Stiles, right, receives the Pulitzer Prize for History from Lee Bollinger, President of. A member of the Society of American Historians, he wrote his latest book, Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, with the assistance of a Guggenheim fellowship.

He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and two children. More Author Information. Custers Trials A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T J Stiles, TJ Stiles available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History In this magisterial biography, T. Stiles Author: T. Stiles. Custers Trials A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T J Stiles available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Author: T. Stiles. Get this from a library. Custer's trials: a life on the frontier of a new America. [T J Stiles] -- Historian T.J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, demonstrating how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored.

He refutes Custer's historical caricature. T. Stiles (author) Knopf (Octo ) From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen.

George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. In this magisterial biography, T. Stiles paints a portrait of. Custer's Trials A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. Stiles (read 18 July ) I read The First Tycoon, Stiles' Pulitzer prize winning biography of Commodore Vanderbilt, on 4 Jan This book on Custer won the Pulitzer History prize in /5(6).

The comedian Dick Gregory once pointed out, “We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.” George Armstrong Custer and the Seventh Cavalry were our nation’s most noteworthy example of Gregory’s observation.

In late June Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America: T.J. Stiles: Books - (4). Stiles traces that life in a book called "Custer's Trials." Long before he was an Indian fighter, he was a poor kid from Ohio.

And then, Custer rose to become a general in the Civil War in his. STILES is the author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, which received the Ambassador Book Award and the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize/5().

Image: Bloody Knife, Custer’s scout, on Yellowstone Expedition, Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T.J. Stiles. Arthur Morey is narrator; Random House Audio is publisher. Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.

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A READING LIFE Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America A Life on the Frontier of a New America distinguishes itself from the throng by devoting less than 30 of its plus pages to the fatal affair at the Little Bighorn. Instead, the book focuses on Custer as a man cut to fit another era, an individualistic, impulsive Author: Katherine A.

Powers.A Life on the Frontier of a New America A Life on the Frontier of a New America “Custer’s Trials is exemplary in every way, “Despite the numerous works on Custer, this thoroughly researched and riveting book is new.