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La Salle : a novel

Author: John Vernon
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sieur de La Salle's story begins in 1682, when he sets out with twenty-two Frenchmen, eighteen Indians, and his always - grumbling, epileptic cartographer, Pierre Goupil, to chart the length of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Robert Cavelier La Salle, sieur de; Robert Cavelier La Salle, sieur de
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Vernon
ISBN: 0803296320 9780803296329
OCLC Number: 62593630
Notes: Originally published: New York : Penguin Books, 1987.
Description: xii, 240 pages : map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: John Vernon ; foreword to the Bison Books edition by Sue Peabody.
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