Robert E. Lee: A Biography


Thomas's thorough examination of Lee's life reveals more than the man did himself, allowing readers to find meaning in Lee's failures and successes. Lee was actually a man of little expressed passion for whom war was a release. His sense of duty and ability to push to a conclusion helped him rise to power and survive his inevitable defeat.

Robert E. Lee: A Biography 1995, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393037302