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Quantrill's War

Quantrill's War

The Life & Times Of William Clarke Quantrill, 1837-1865

Duane Schultz

St. Martin's Griffin


Trade Paperback

The definitive biography of Civil War legend William Clarke Quantrill--serial killer, psychopath, celebrated hero of the Confederate army. A riveting story of murder and revenge, Quantrill's War is a thoroughly researched and richly drawn study of the most unlikely hero in our nation's history.

Praise for Quantrill's War

Quantrill's War emerges as a salute to turn-of-the-century conventional wisdom and psycho-historical analysis.” —The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

“Schultz extends his catalog of richly detailed, well-written histories with this life of Quantrill, who emerges less as a psychopath than as a soldier bent on bringing total destruction to his enemy.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Schultz retells Quantrill's life with dramatic flourish--his re-creation of the Lawrence, Kansas, massacre and of the pursuit of Quantrill by scattered Union forces is particularly exciting. Readers interested in the dark side of the Civil War will find much to ponder.” —Publishers Weekly


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Duane Schultz

Duane Schultz is the author of two novels and eight nonfiction histories, including Over The Earth I Come (a 1992 New York Times Notable Book of the Year). He is an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of South Florida, and lives in Clearwater, Florida.

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