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Chesapeake - James A. Michener
Chesapeake
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"Michener's most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope."THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER"Brilliantly written."ASSOCIATED PRESSOnce again James A. Michener brings history to life with this 400-year saga of America's great bay and its Eastern Shore. Following Edmund Steed and his remarkable family,... show more
"Michener's most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope."THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER"Brilliantly written."ASSOCIATED PRESSOnce again James A. Michener brings history to life with this 400-year saga of America's great bay and its Eastern Shore. Following Edmund Steed and his remarkable family, who parallel the settling and forming of the nation, CHESAPEAKE sweeps readers from the unspoiled world of the Native Americans to the voyages of Captain John Smith, the Revolutionary War, and right up to modern times.From the Paperback edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780812970432 (0812970438)
ASIN: 812970438
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
Pages no: 888
Edition language: English
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Lagniappe Literature
Lagniappe Literature rated it
5.0 Chesapeake
This was one of the greatest books I have ever read. EVER!! It's a long novel but worth every well written page. I would like to add that if one is not a fan of history, then this is probably not the book for you. However, history is added to the story so that the story can be told. There are many s...
Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
5.0 Chesapeake: A Novel
This is almost- or maybe *as* good as his earlier work "Hawaii". Michener again sticks with his winning formula of starting at the dawn of history, and taking the reader through several thousand years of history- this time in the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland. Michener is a captivating and gifted...
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