Lew Wallace is the author of the classic work Ben-Hur and other historical novels and biographies. He also had an extensive military and political career, serving in the Union army during the Civil War and later becoming governor of New Mexico and a diplomat.
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Ben-Hur is the classic, best-selling book behind the many famous film versions. The author, Lew Wallace, created a literary biblical epic in this exciting and inspirational story of friendship betrayed, revenge, and, ultimately, forgiveness and redemption. Subtitled “A Tale of the Christ”, Ben-Hur is the story of the fictional main… Read more »