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The last of the Mohicans

Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1986.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chingachgook and Uncas are the last living members of the great Mahican tribe. Hawk eye, a colonial scout, is their companion and loyal friend. In the midst of the French and Indian War, the three take great risks to lead the two daughters of a British colonel to safety through the battle-torn northern wilderness. When the girls are captured by the vicious Huron tribe, Chingachgook, Uncas, and Hawk eye risk their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Fenimore Cooper
ISBN: 0140390243 9780140390247
OCLC Number: 13270825
Description: xxviii, 352 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A note on the text--Introduction--Preface to the 1831 Edition--The last of the Mahicans--Further Reading.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: James Fenimore Cooper ; with an introduction by Richard Slotkin.

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Angered by the values of his materialistic society, Hawk-eye lives apart from the other white men, sharing the solitude and sublimity of the wilderness with his Mohican Indian friend, Chingachgook.  Read more...

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"[Cooper's] sympathy is large, and his humor is as genuine -- and as perfectly unaffected -- as his art."- Joseph Conrad

 
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