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The land beyond the mountains

Author: Janice Holt Giles
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In her fourth novel of the Kentucky frontier, Janice Holt Giles tells the story of the Spanish Conspiracy, General James Wilkinson's 1783 plan to detach Kentucky from the United States and make it the nucleus of a Spanish empire in the West. Had it not been for the loyalty and determination of men like Giles's fictional hero, Major Cassius Cartwright, Wilkinson's attempt might have succeeded.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: James Wilkinson; James Wilkinson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Holt Giles
ISBN: 0813108489 9780813108483 0813119367 9780813119366
OCLC Number: 32703514
Description: xii, 308 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Janice Holt Giles ; with a foreword by Dianne Watkins.

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In her fourth novel of the Kentucky frontier, Janice Holt Giles tells the story of the Spanish Conspiracy, General James Wilkinson's 1783 plan to detach Kentucky from the United States and make it the nucleus of a Spanish empire in the West. Had it not been for the loyalty and determination of men like Giles's fictional hero, Major Cassius Cartwright, Wilkinson's attempt might have succeeded.

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