Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. (1916– 2005) was an American novelist and a historian of the American Civil War. His main work is a three-volume history of the war entitled The Civil War: A Narrative.
Academy of Achievement: Shelby Foote
Biography of and interview with the novelist and historian, discussing his career, influences, works, and philosophy.
New York State Writers Institute: Shelby Foote
Excerpt from his Afternoon Seminar and biographical notes.
Shelby Foote, Mississippi Writer
Biography, bibliography, review of "Love in a Dry Season," interview, and related links. Provided by the Mississippi Writers and Musicians Project of Starkville (MS) High School.
University of North Carolina: Shelby Foote Papers
Short biography of Foote and description of archival material held in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Shelby Foote - The Homer of the Old South?
Obituary from Slate. (July 01, 2005)
C-SPAN Booknotes: Shelby Foote
Transcript, narrated slideshow, and RealVideo streaming of an interview with Foote on the publication of his "Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign." (September 11, 1994)
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