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Academia's big hit

Faust's Civil War history meets popular acclaim

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / February 18, 2008

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It is a highbrow hardback that chronicles the carnage of war, and the grim and grisly work of disposing of the dead, in unflinching detail. It is a dense, well-documented history suffused with a sense of profound loss and grief. It is written by a soft-spoken scholar more accustomed to combing through musty archives than seeing her work on display ... (Full article: 1095 words)

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