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The covenant : a novel

Author: James A Michener
Publisher: New York : The Dial Press, 2015. ©1980
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Dial Press trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The best and worst of two continents carve an empire out of the vast wilderness that is to become South Africa. For hundreds of years, their rivalries and passions spill across the land. From the first Afrikaners to the powerful Zulu nation, and the missionaries who lived with both--all of them will influence and take part in the wars and politics that will change a nation forever. THE COVENANT: generations of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener
ISBN: 9780812986693 0812986695
OCLC Number: 878500836
Description: xix, 1159 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: James A. Michener.

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The best and worst of two continents carve an empire out of the vast wilderness that is to become South Africa. For hundreds of years, their rivalries and passions spill across the land. From the first Afrikaners to the powerful Zulu nation, and the missionaries who lived with both--all of them will influence and take part in the wars and politics that will change a nation forever. THE COVENANT: generations of people who forge a new world in a story of adventure and heroism, love and loyalty, cruelty and betrayal.

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