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The red badge of courage


New York : Magnum Books, 1967

223 pages

Series: Magnum easy eye books

Paperback, in good condition used book


Taking place during the American Civil War, the story is about a young private of the Union Army, Henry Fleming, who flees from the field of battle. Overcome with shame, he longs for a wound, a "red badge of courage," to counteract his cowardice. When his regiment once again faces the enemy, Henry acts as flag-bearer, carrying the regimental colors.

Crane, Stephen
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