Reconciliation Road: A Family Odyssey
by John Douglas Marshall
Publisher: University of Washington Press 2000
Number of pages: 300
John Douglas Marshall takes leave of his career as a journalist to examine the legacy of his grandfather, the military historian S.L.A. Marshall, whose reputation and findings from the field of battle were challenged after his death. His research draws him across the country, as he pores over his grandfather's vast archives and memorabilia, reconnects with family and friends, and revisits his opposition to the Vietnam War, which caused an agonizing family breach.
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