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Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ (Gateway movie classics)

by Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905.

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Physical Description: xix, 588 p. ; 21 cm.
ISBN: 0895264161 (alk. paper)
Author Notes: Attorney, soldier, politician, and writer, Lew Wallace fought in both the Mexican and Civil wars, after which he returned to practicing law and then entered politics. He wrote his epic Ben-Hur (1880) while serving as territorial governor in New Mexico. A biography of General Benjamin Harrison followed in 1888. Wallace also wrote plays and poetry. (Bowker Author Biography)