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Chesapeake
Chesapeake
Author: James A. Michener
Once again James A. Michener brings history to life with this 400-year saga of America's great bay and its Eastern Shore. Following Edmund Steed and his remarkable family, who parallel the settling and forming of the nation, CHESAPEAKE sweeps readers from the unspoiled world of the Native Americans to the voyages of Captain John Smith, the R...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449211588
ISBN-10: 0449211584
Publication Date: 4/12/1986
Pages: 1,024
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3.6 stars, based on 55 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
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Historical Novel set in the Chesapeake Bay
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Another fine book by a great author. the normal epic history in this case the Chesapeake Bay region.
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Mr. Michener writes another great book with such extensive research. It makes you want to visit the area which he covers with such thoroughness.
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James Michener is one of the great authors of all times. One has to stay with it to get to the story in all of his books, but there is so much history tied in with the story.
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Each of his books is a saga that is sooo worth your time. Living here on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake, he really maintains the flavor of this colorful area, with all of its characters and hardworking, ordinary citizens. As rewarding as his ALASKA, POLAND, AND HAWAII. Don't miss it!
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