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Standing Like a Stone Wall

The Life of General Thomas J. Jackson
Narrated by: Jack Garrett
Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: Teens, Ages 11-13
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Publisher's Summary

Jackson fought poverty and sadness, rising to become one of the most extraordinary figures in American military history. His clever Civil War strategies were unmatched. While holding the line during one battle, he earned the nickname "Stonewall", and became a legend.

From the world's most acclaimed Civil War historian, this is the complete story of Jackson's life.

©2001 James I. Robertson Jr. (P)2002 Recorded Books, LLC

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"[Robertson] does an outstanding job of capturing both the chronology of Stonewall Jackson's life and his personality." ( Children's Literature)

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Concise Summary of Stonewall

This is a relatively short but concise narrative about the highlights of Stonewall. I found it to be interesting and fast moving. The narrator was sufficient not to take away from the reading and I listened at speeds varying from 1.25 - 1.5x. Much enjoyed.

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  • Ken
  • HYDE PARK, MA, United States
  • 09-08-16

honest story about an honest man

This book actively portrays a Godly military General. I encourage you to listen. Stonewall Jackson's life will change yours.

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Well done!

Worth it on every level! You will not regret this read - interesting and exciting content.

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Oh, For Leaders Like Stonewall!

Very informative! The Christian man who lived out his faith; personally, militarily and so humbly.

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  • Sam
  • SILVER SPRING, MD, United States
  • 10-17-12

Great Book

What made the experience of listening to Standing Like a Stone Wall the most enjoyable?

I loved this book. Such a great rendition of an incredible man.

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