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St. John de Crèvecoeur : the life of an American farmer

Author: Gay Wilson Allen; Roger Asselineau
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In St. John de Crèvecoeur, Gay Wilson Allen and Roger Asselineau reconstruct the life of this remarkable man--eyewitness to the American and French revolutions, and one of the first voices of our national consciousness"--Jacket, page [3].
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903-1995.
St. John de Crèvecoeur.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1987
(OCoLC)570203016
Named Person: J Hector St John de Crèvecoeur; J Hector St John de Crèvecoeur
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gay Wilson Allen; Roger Asselineau
ISBN: 0670813451 9780670813452
OCLC Number: 15251492
Description: xxii, 266 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Norman child --
British youth --
French soldier becomes American citizen --
Hector St. John the farmer --
The nightmare years --
Back to France --
"Farmer" becomes French Philosophe --
Consul in New York --
On leave in France --
Last years as consul --
Surviving the French Revolution --
In the wake of Napoleon
Other Titles: Saint John de Crèvecoeur
Responsibility: Gay Wilson Allen & Roger Asselineau.

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"In St. John de Crèvecoeur, Gay Wilson Allen and Roger Asselineau reconstruct the life of this remarkable man--eyewitness to the American and French revolutions, and one of the first voices of our national consciousness"--Jacket, page [3].

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