Michael Shaara
Michael Shaara (1928-1988) was an American author of science fiction and historical fiction. He is the father of novelists Jeff Shaara and Lila Shaara. Prior to becoming an author, Shaara was an amateur boxer and a police officer. He soon started selling his stories to magazines while at the same time teaching literature at Florida State University. Shaara’s novels The Killer Angels (as Gettysburg) and For the Love of the Game were adapted to film. Jeff Shaara created the Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction that gets awarded annually at Gettysburg College.

Michael Shaara became a published novelist in 1968 with the novel The Broken Place, although his short stories date back to 1952. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975 for his novel The Killer Angels. Below is a list of Michael Shaara’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Civil War: 1861-1865 Books

The Killer Angels (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gods and Generals (By:Jeff Shaara) (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Full Measure (By:Jeff Shaara) (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Civil War: 1861-1865 Books

Gods and Generals (By:Jeff Shaara)(1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killer Angels(1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Full Measure (By:Jeff Shaara)(1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Broken Place (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Herald / The Noah Conspiracy (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For Love of the Game (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rebel in Autumn (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

All the Way Back (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Be Fruitful and Multiply (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Time Payment (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Holes (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wainer (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Man of Distinction (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death for a Hunter (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lightning (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sea is Cruel (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wide and Starry Sky (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You'll Have To Die Now (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Peeping Tom Patrol (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Doctor in Doubt (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Partisan (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Groomsday (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two Roads to Petra (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Border Incident (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dark Angel (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starface (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Billion Dollar Grease Job (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
2066 Election Day (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Second Odd Man (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Little Joe...The Hard Way (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Soldier Boy (1982)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Herald was also published as The Noah Conspiracy.

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Michael Shaara Synopsis: In The Broken Place by Michael Shaara, Tom McClain is back from the Korean War, but he feels like he’s been alienated by those closest to him. Now, the only solace he can find is in boxing.

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