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978-0-449-21419-0 / 0449214192

Centennial

by James A. Michener

Publisher:Fawcett Crest

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Micheners magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of Americas past, the story of Coloradothe Centennial Stateis manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; the cowboy, Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with a wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe. In Centennial, trappers, traders, homesteaders, gold seekers, ranchers, and hunters are brought together in the dramatic conflicts that shape the destiny of the legendary Westand the entire country.
 
Praise for Centennial
 
A hell of a book . . . While he fascinates and engrosses, Michener also educates.Los Angeles Times
 
An engrossing book . . . imaginative and intricate . . . teeming with people and giving a marvelous sense of the land.The Plain Dealer
 
Michener is Americas best writer, and he proves it once again in Centennial. . . . If youre a Michener fan, this book is a must. And if youre not a Michener fan, Centennial will make you one.The Pittsburgh Press
 
An absorbing work . . . Michener is a superb storyteller.BusinessWeek

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