Offsite: Robert H. Patton at NYS Writers Institute

Robert H Patton will be discussing his new book in the Assembly Hall, Campus Center on the University at Albany’s uptown campus.

Robert H. Patton, novelist, historian, and grandson of legendary World War II General George S. Patton (1885-1945), is the author most recently of Hell Before Breakfast (2014), a history of American war journalism between 1860 and 1910, from the Civil War and Spanish American War to conflicts in Europe and Asia. He is also the author of the bestselling memoir, The Pattons: A Personal History of an American Family (1994), which Jonathan Yardley of the Washington Post named one of the best books of the year. Patton is also the author of the nonfiction work Patriot Pirates (2008), and two novels published in 1997, Up, Down & Sideways and Life Between Wars.

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
1475 Western Ave
12203 Albany
Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Rea Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307377210
Published: Pantheon Books - April 29th, 2014

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