Last of the Mohicans Author:James Fenimore Cooper Set during the French and Indian War, The Last of the Mohicans is an unforgettable portrait of fierce individualism, deep moral courage, and profound friendship. It is the classic story of a man who, after severing all connection with a society he can no longer accept, finds himself irresistibly drawn back into that world. Despite his chosen exi... more »le, Hawkeye, a frontier scout, risks his life to guide two sisters through Indian country. For this dangerous journey he enlists the aid of the Mohican Chingachgook.
Their story is fast-paced, tragic, and filled with all the elements of the great frontier adventure - renegade Indians, innocent settlers, hardened soldiers, and a do omed love affair. The Last of the Mohicans is a deeply American book, rich with insight into our national character and consciousness.« less