The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
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The Red Badge of Courage is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, a depiction on the cruelty of the American Civil War, features a young recruit who overcomes initial fears to become a hero on the battlefield. The book made Crane an international success.

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Stephen Crane was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1871. He died in Germany on June 5, 1900.
Published November 15, 1990 by Tor Classics. 104 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, War, Humor & Entertainment, Education & Reference, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Travel, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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For Red Badge, historian and novelist Shelby Foote provides a critical and literary-historical introduction that not only analyzes key parts of the novel but also fills us in on the salient facts of Crane's life.

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