Book Reviews of From Distant Shores : The Novel of New York 1613-1667

From Distant Shores : The Novel of New York 1613-1667
From Distant Shores The Novel of New York 1613-1667
Author: Bruce Nicolaysen
ISBN-13: 9780380754243
ISBN-10: 038075424X
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 457
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3.5 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Avon Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Good historical novel with good storyline.
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A tale of lovers and dreamers,scoundrels and rugues....long ago on an island named Manhattan.
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WHEN BROADWAY WAS AN INDIAN PATH AND WALL STREET MARKED THE EDGE OF CIVILIZATION

This vibrant, colorful novel follows the adventures of one family, the de Kuypers, who came from distant shores to settle in a breathtaking forest eden: Pieter, explorer, builder, whaler, who knew from his first adventure - lost then rescued by friendly natives - that his destiny lay on the island; Christina, brave because she had to be, forced to bear arms as well as children, and determined to carve a place for herself in the fight for survival; and Jacob Adam, the bastard son, who ushered in a ruthless new breed of empire builders on the long island.