He wrote Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure which are the prequel and sequel, respectively, to his father Michael's award-winning novel The Killer Angels. Jeffrey followed his father's footsteps upon the latter's death, writing historical fiction and documenting the American wars.
He is currently working on a trilogy about World War II in Europe and North Africa, which will be followed by a novel about World War II in the Pacific and then a novel about the Korean War. The second book in his WWII trilogy,"The Steel Wave", was released on May 13, 2008. The third is due late in 2009.
His book Gods and Generals was produced in 2003 as a major motion picture by Warner Brothers.
American historical fiction.(Rise to Rebellion)(The Glorious Cause)(The Good Journey)(The Widow of the South)(Baker Towers)(Young adult review)(Brief article)(Book review)
Oct 01, 2006; Grades 9-12 Rise to rebellion. Jeffrey Shaara. Random House, 2002. $799. 0-345-45206-2. Telling the story through the eyes of...