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The Red Badge of Courage (Puffin Classics)

ISBN13: 9780140367102
ISBN: 0140367101
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $4.99
Publisher: Puffin
Published Date:
Pages: 224
Average Goodreads rating: 3.26/5 (103 ratings)

This classic novel of the American Civil War evokes the horrors of battle and the psychology of fear as it recounts the experience of a young, untried Union Army volunteer. Henry Fleming longs to prove himself by winning the "red badge beyond all doubt. But when he finally does come under fire, he learns the grim truth about war's "glory" and the real meaning of bravery.