The Red Badge of Courage
Publisher: Books in Motion
This Stephen Crane masterpiece of the Civil War searches the emotions of a raw recruit thrown into battle totally unaware of the ferocity and horror awaiting him. Expecting heroism and glory, he becomes frightened and confused when he finds himself exhibiting cowardice in the face of the enemy. Through a series of events he begins to find his courage, successfully conceals his act of cowardice, and takes his place in the frontlines of battle.