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Chesapeake

Author: James A Michener
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The four-hundred-year saga of America's Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the present. The central scene of Michener's historical novel is that section of Maryland's Eastern shore, hardly more than 10 miles square. To this point come the founders of families that will dominate the story. A panoramic narrative of human and animal life on Maryland's Eastern Shore focuses on a ten-square-mile area at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
Chesapeake.
New York : Random House, c1978
(OCoLC)606985152
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener
ISBN: 0394500792 9780394500799 0394502027 9780394502021 0394503120 9780394503127 0812970438 9780812970432
OCLC Number: 3730647
Description: x, 865 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: James A. Michener.
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The four-hundred-year saga of America's Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the present. The central scene of Michener's historical novel is that section of Maryland's Eastern shore, hardly more than 10 miles square. To this point come the founders of families that will dominate the story. A panoramic narrative of human and animal life on Maryland's Eastern Shore focuses on a ten-square-mile area at the mouth of the Choptank River and the families that settle there, from 1583 to the present.

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