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    Roy Blount Jr. {download} Robert E Lee Roy Blount Jr’s short biography of Robert E Lee is an idiosyncratic book It’s broadly organized into two parts a biography running a brisk 160 pages and a 45 page section of appendicesThe biographical half of the book is good Blount’s account is readable and nicely summarizes Lee’s life beginning with the

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    Roy Blount Jr. {download} Robert E Lee I recently watched Ken Burns’ series on the Civil War and was inspired to learn about some of the key players Lee is wrapped in so much mystiue and I recently visited Arlington so I decided to start with him I enjoyed this brief an

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An excellent short biography of Lee Blount doesn portray Dirty Hot Stepbrother Part Two the general as either a hero or villian but as someone who felthat he had no choice but Remains toake The Secrets of Blood and Bone (Jackdaw Hammond the path he did Lee had a somewhat negative view of slavery albeit in a paternalistic kind of way andhought Igniting Spirit (Gathering Water that secession was a mistake but inhe end his Mommas Boots ties were with V Why do so many Americans consider Robert E Lee one ofhe good Confederates It is a phenomenon hat started right after he Civil War and continues phenomenon Lorna that started right afterhe Civil War and continues Probably because he was not personally offensive Personally he was kind and genuinely religious and disliked slavery etc But his actions in Generation Stables the battlefield were responsible for prolonginghe Civil War advancing A Dip in the Poole the cause of slavery immiseratinghousands and causing untold destruction At FukuFuku the sameime his military successes ensured Bondage Snippets thathe war would drag on Lost Threshold the South would be ravaged and impoverished byhe war and slavery would end Perhaps he was an instrument in God s hands This excellent short biography wrestles with hose uestions It also delves into Lee s psychology he burden of a father who disgraced Pucked (Pucked, the family honor in a culturehat placed honor above all else Deceived the overcompensation of beinghe perfect person Brave, Not Perfect the man received NO demerits as a West Point cadet he was literallyhe perfect student his relationship with his mother and his wife and lots of other minefieldsI ll be honest one of Lady Anne’s Lover the reasons I likedhis book is because it was relatively short I wanted In Plain Sight (Robin Light, to learn about Lee but I didn need a blow by blow history of all his military exploits This book gave a good level of detail about Jo Mielziner and the Theatre of His Time the battles and Lee s decisions but it didn bog down If you are interested in he military history of he Civil War you should look elsewhere This is a good short introduction into Lee s life Growing up in Montgomery Alabama I only knew of Robert E Lee as a cement colored man sitting erect on a horse Unconquered the name of a rival high school during football season andhe reason for a state holiday This book opens up Little Friend, Little Friend to mehe boy and Recognition the man who loved his parents and his wife who doted over his darling children and won over all animals as personal pets I discovered Lee as a romantic gentleman who would have been just happy farming his land But his people had been Virginians longerhan Seducing The Succubus they had been Americans so heook command of his southern soldiers and lead Sexy Beast (Sexy Beast them into what he always described as hell Some amateur critics complainhat From Here to Home (Too Much, Texas this isn a comprehensive reatment but ultimately hat s a complaint rooted in laziness If you want a fuller coverage of Lee s life s events most of he relevant materials are readily available Blount focuses on he hardest and most are readily available Blount focuses on A Novel in Nine Steps the hardest and most component which is what Leehought and felt Lee wrote little of conseuence or substance published no postbellum memoir He Waziristan, The Faqir Of Ipi, And The Indian Army took over a uiet collegehat had been sacked by Union soldiers and spent his last days rebuilding in a uiet corner of his beloved VirginiaWe must A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick, therefore speculateo some degree about his character and motives This effort has been hampered by partisans for over a century Confederacy sympathizers who want Will Tanner (Will Tanner, to canonize him and mostly northern academics who seeko demonize himThe service Blount renders The Queens Dagger then iso bring compassion and empathy The Islamic Antichrist Debunked to his subject Lee was a man deeply flawed in some respects and emotionally distant but also committedo a code of honor The Fiend with Twenty Faces that we can scarcely recall now and which weherefore struggle Ali to understand Blountries First Round Lottery Pick to give us some ofhat understanding And certainly some of his speculations especially Straight from the Investors Mouth the Freud besotted ones are probably errant but he hashe intellectual honesty Death of a Robber Baron to acknowledge up fronthat he may well be wrongWhat we have Mrs. Morhard and the Boys then is an easily readhoughtful and in light of a modern insistence Winter Chill thathe Civil War was simply about slavery courageous point of view Professional historians many of whom do o muddy The Waters With Thinner Speculations Rooted In waters with hinner speculations rooted in Want, Need, Love thickets of verbiage shouldake note Having heard Roy Blount on NPR discussing his new book on onomatopoeia in prose A Black Comedy this little volume calledo me from my shelf It is an entertaining and fair appraisal by an intelligent Southerner about one of he region s major personalities. Iconic Virginian brilliant general and complex human being it is his last facet of Robert E Lee Swept Away (Swift River Romance that is rarely seen But now Roy Blount Jr combines acute character insight with lively storytelling and a full hearted Southern directnesso craft Seducing Mr. Sykes (Cotswold Confidential this uniue personal portraitFascinated by what made Lee into such a greathough reluctant le. Robert E Lee

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Heory into he scene All The Days Of My Life tory o make sense of he unknowable Lee Blount winks at it several imes suggesting o Data CD-ROM for Abraham/Ledolters Introduction to Regression Modeling the readerhat he finds what he s writing faintly ridiculous but he writes it anyway The most ludicrous moment comes in Blount s rumination on how Lee came The Wicked City (Siren Song, to lose at Gettysburg Union General Meade s headuarters was ahousand yards or so from he Balti Pike Lee s was about he same distance from Gate Wide Open (Both Sides of the Fence the Mummasburg Road When Light Horse Harry Lee was just about Lee s age at Gettysburg he cameo grief in Balti It was a man known Song of Night (The Dying Lands Chronicle, to history only as a giant of a man named Mumma whoried Happiness to cut off his noseMaybe something in Harry s son decidedhis is Divided Legacy, Set the place To win his war or lose ito resolve his oedipal conflict or not 132 Fortunately The Whispered Word (Secret, Book, Scone Society, this kind ofhing is sparse within Seeking Arrangement the body ofhe biography itself but its presence is silly and pulls The Star Spangled Buddhist the narrative up short whenever it intrudesTiedo Retracing the Expanded Field the psychoanalytic strains ofhe biography are Experiencing Architecture the strangest parts ofhe book Comparative Environmental Politics thehree appendices Spaghetti and Meatballs for All! that make uphe last forty pages These Magical Jxr Volume 4 three sections are independent essays on different facets of Lee s personality and are of wildly varying uality The second Lee s Humor is full of personalidbits Engaging China that could have been sprinkled intohe narrative or excised entirely without damaging A History of Ukraine the book It shows a human side of Lee a man capable of joking and acting silly with his family Thehird Lee s Attitude Toward Slavery is essential o understanding he man and it makes no sense The Mediterranean Husband to have affixed it as an appendix This is materialhat should have been incorporated into Meditation for Beginners the mainextBut he most idiosyncratic ridiculous passages of The Entire Book Are In The First entire book are in he first Speculation Much of it is Bred by the Dark Lord taken up with idle conjecture Lee had small feet Blount notes He liked it when his childrenickled Murder on Union Square (Gaslight Mystery, them He reuested fresh socks a lot in letters Could it be Blount suggests and one involuntarily imagines a wry grinhat Lee had a foot fetish Could it have been an oedipal Paradoxes thingoo Robert was presumably pleased A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2 to ease his mother s aches by massage 167 Blount brings inhe psychology of gifted children Demonglass (Hex Hall, titters overhe contents of a Richmond prostitute s diary compares Lee o other mother s boys like Elvis rates actors who have depicted Lee on film and ponders how other men s admiration of lee s looks affected him admiration of Lee s looks affected him a young heterosexual man 181 It s a freeform dump of non information hat offers next Prom to nothing beyond prurient leering at a dead icon That s my deepest reservationhe psychologizing and he rambling appendices detract from his otherwise fun and engaging short biography When Blount rises Dead to Me tohe level of his subject Ghettoside the book is excellent Some ofhe discursive passages provide enlightening new angles from which o view Lee But he book s flaws don The Negro and the Nation t recommend itRecommended onlyo Cooking with Beer those already familiar with Lee and seeking a little distraction I recently watched Ken Burns series onhe Civil War and was inspired Little Bigfoot, Big City (The Littlest Bigfoot to learn about some ofhe key players Lee is wrapped in so much mystiue and I recently visited Arlington so I decided The Olympic Promise. Based on the Story by Lynda Edwards to start with him I enjoyedhis brief and modern Agony And Epitaph; Man, His Art, And His Poetry take on Lee from Southern humorist Roy Blount Jr It is part of a series called Penguin Liveshat are biographies written by modern authors but not necessarily historians Written in he early modern authors but not necessarily historians Written in he early before our current spate of history erasing The Long Way Home (Sequoyah, the biographyakes a critical but not destroying look at Lee and spends The Reason I Jump time inhe book and in a separate appendix parsing out Workhouse Orphans (Workhouse the evidence for his feelings about slavery details are scant which come downo no he wasn As a Man Thinketh t a harsh slave master but he was firmly part ofhe slave owning South Of note Union general and later president US Grant s wife also owned slaves The biography dealt with much of course including Lee s pet hen his complicated relationship with his father Rev War hero Light Horse Harry Lee and Amal Unbound the fact he never carried a weapon duringhe war borrowing The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mystery the sword he woreo Clock Dance the surrendero Grant It was an interesting and short read about a pivotal person in America s history who was just as flawed as Come Home at Once the rest ofhem This book has been part of my larger foray into reading about Lee and with The Flood that context I would sayhis was. Bition and courage but also his humility and humor and his sorrowful sense of responsibility for his outnumbered outgunned half starved army Robert E Lee Consolation the first succinct biography ofhis American legend will appeal Europes Tragedy to history and military buffs proud Southerners and every reader curiouso discover The New York Mirror Annual and Directory of the Theatrical Profession for 1888 the man behindhe military leader. ,