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1900Re: [TalkAntietam] Suggestions for Antietam historian?

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  • Stephen Recker
    Apr 9, 2005
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      You should talk to our very own Tom Clemens.

      Stephen Recker

      On Saturday, April 9, 2005, at 04:47 PM, darinb20855 wrote:

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      > Hello all,
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      > A while back I posted a few of my Antietam photographs. Now I'm
      > preparing a
      > detailed proposal for a publisher. I plan on including a
      > forward/introduction to the
      > book written by a historian or other expert on the battle.
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      > I have my short list of people I'd love to have as author--I thought
      > it would be
      > valuable to get your input--I'd love to see your suggestions.
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      > Who do you think would make a "perfect" author for my introduction?
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      > My requirements are as follows: 1) A detailed understanding of the
      > battle and its
      > larger importance in US history; 2) The ablity to write eloquently; 3)
      > For lack of a
      > better term, a "feeling" for the landscape of the battlefield.
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      > Fame a plus but not critical. The person need not be a traditional
      > historian or
      > expert (for example, a non-fiction writer with a special interest in
      > Antietam might
      > work).
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      > Your thoughts? (or e-mail directly if you prefer)
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      > --Darin
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      > www.darinboville.com
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