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Bruce Catton

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And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.

— Bruce Catton

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Sooner or later you must move down an unknown road that leads beyond the range of the imagination, and the only certainty is that the trip has to be made.

— Bruce Catton

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Early youth is a baffling time.

— Bruce Catton

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Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies.

— Bruce Catton

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Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.

— Bruce Catton

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To learn to get along without, to realize that what the world is going to demand of us may be a good deal more important than what we are entitled to demand of it - this is a hard lesson.

— Bruce Catton

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About Bruce Catton

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In The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War (1960) Catton wrote the accompanying narrative to a book that included over 800 paintings and period photographs. Biographical sketch and list of articles by Catton in American Heritage

Honors and awards
1954 Pulitzer Prize and U. In his memoir Waiting for the Morning Train (1972) Catton explained how their stories made a lasting impression upon him:

In 1916 Catton began attending Oberlin College but he left without completing a degree because of World War I.

Although his books were well researched and supported by footnotes they were not generally presented in a rigorous academic style. Known as a narrative historian Catton specialized in popular history featuring colorful characters and historical vignettes in addition to the basic facts dates and analyses. Charles Bruce Catton (October 9 1899 – August 28 1978) was an American historian and journalist best known for his books on the American Civil War.

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