5.0 Out of 5 Stars By An Amazon Top Reviewer
Engaging, Heart-Breaking and Absolutely Fantastic February 13, 2013
I’m not a Civil War buff. I’ve always enjoyed history, but I’ve never been crazy about historical fiction. NOT ONE AMONG THEM WHOLE was the most pleasant surprise I’ve had in the past year. I was hooked from the first chapter. The writing is crisp, the dialogue is engaging and the plot lines are intricately woven and wonderfully timed. I would give this book 6 stars if I could. Edison McDaniels has a rare gift for honing the experiences of an epic battle into fine points of individual struggle and sacrifice. The descriptions of primitive surgical techniques nearly caused me physical discomfort at times, but I kept coming back for more since I truly cared for the characters. Although I finished the book a few days ago, I still find myself thinking about it. This is a terrific book that I will likely read again. I can think of no higher praise.