Keynote Lecture – Jeff Shaara, best-selling author of Gods and Generals
In 1996, Ballantine Books published Jeff's first novel, Gods and Generals, the prequel to his father Michael Shaara's great work The Killer Angels, which was the basis for the motion picture “Gettysburg”. Gods and Generals leapt onto the New York Times Bestseller List, and remained there for fifteen weeks. Critics nationwide praised the book and Jeff's writing ability, and the book was awarded the American Library Association's Prestigious "Boyd Award".
Jeff will discuss his latest and first book in his new Civil War trilogy, A Blaze Of Glory