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Shelby Foote (1916 – 2005) was an American historian and novelist who wrote The Civil War: A Narrative, a massive, three-volume history of the war. Foote became well-known to the public after his appearance in Ken Burns's PBS documentary The Civil War in 1990. In 2003, Foote received the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award presented by the Tulsa Library Trust.
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