Centennial Author:James A. Michener #1 BESTSELLER — One Year on the The New York Times Best Seller List — The Novel of the Century — CENTENNIAL is an enthralling celebration of our country-a stunning panorama of the West, brimming with the glory and the greatness of the American past. — This is the story of the land and its people-of Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and... more » his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; of Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country back in Pennsylvania; and of the cowboy Jim Lloyd, who falls in love with the wealthy and cultured Englishwoman, Charlotte Seccombe. It is a story of trappers, traders, homesteaders, gold seekers, ranchers, hunters-all caught up in the dramatic events and violent conflicts that shaped the destiny of our legendary West.
"MICHENER'S BEST....A Fascinating Blend of History and Fiction." -Publishers Weekly
"INTENSELY DRAMATIC....Unerring Storytelling." -Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times
"THE MAGIC OF MICHENER HOLDS FORTH ITS SPELL ONCE AGAIN....A captivating Tale of Western America." -The Cincinnati Enquirer« less