Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

Allan Gurganus, Author Ivy Books $6.99 (0p) ISBN 978-0-8041-0643-6
Ninety-five-year-old Lucy Marsden tells of her marriage at 15 to 50-year-old Civil War veteran ``Captain'' Marsden, who, permanently traumatized by events he witnessed, makes a lifetime career of reminiscing about the conflict and collecting weapons to memorialize it. PW concluded that, despite some overwritten sections, this long novel is ``an unforgettable reading experience.'' Author tour. (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 08/01/1990
Release date: 08/01/1990
Paperback - 736 pages - 978-0-449-91169-3
Hardcover - 30 pages - 978-0-573-66299-7
Hardcover - 718 pages - 978-0-394-54537-0
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-0-394-58141-5
Mass Market Paperbound - 978-0-8041-9826-4
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