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The last of the Mohicans

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
Chingachgook and Uncas are the last living members of the great Mohican tribe. Hawkeye, 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 Hawkeye risk their very  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Natty Bumppo, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Fenimore Cooper
ISBN: 0140390243 9780140390247
OCLC Number: 13270825
Notes: "First published in t he United States of America, 1826"--Title page verso.
Description: xxviii, 352 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A note on the text --
Introduction --
Preface to the First Edition (1826) --
Preface to the 1831 Edition --
The last of the Mohicans --
Further Reading.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: James Fenimore Cooper ; with an introduction by Richard Slotkin.


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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