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1876 : a novel

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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The third volume of Gore Vidal's series of historical novels aimed at demythologizing the American past, 1876 explores the political scandals of the Grant administration and the intrigues of that year's presidential election. Charles Schermerhorn Schuyler, Aaron Burr's unacknowledged son, returns to America after his self-imposed exile, hoping to arrange a marriage for his daughter Emma, but the two soon find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vidal, Gore, 1925-
1876.
New York : Random House, ©1976
(OCoLC)569847971
Named Person: Gore Vidal; Gore Vidal
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0394497503 9780394497501 0394406516 9780394406510 0345306740 9780345306746 0061067253 9780061067259 0375708723 9780375708725
OCLC Number: 1859740
Description: 364 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Eighteen seventy-six
Responsibility: Gore Vidal.

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The third volume of Gore Vidal's series of historical novels aimed at demythologizing the American past, 1876 explores the political scandals of the Grant administration and the intrigues of that year's presidential election. Charles Schermerhorn Schuyler, Aaron Burr's unacknowledged son, returns to America after his self-imposed exile, hoping to arrange a marriage for his daughter Emma, but the two soon find themselves at the centers of American social and political power at a time when the fading ideals of the young republic were being replaced by the excitement of empire.

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