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Chesapeake: A Novel

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A panoramic narrative of human and animal life on Maryland's Eastern Shore focuses on a ten-square-mile area at the mouth of the Choptank River and the families that settle there, from 1583 to the present.
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9780449211588
9780307430793
9780394500799
9780965629249
9780812986280
9780394502021
9780394503127
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BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii.

Praise for Chesapeake

"Another of James Michener's great mines of narrative, character and lore."The Wall Street Journal

"[A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . An emotionally and intellectually appealing book."The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Michener's most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope."The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that is enthusiastically passed from friend to friend."—Associated Press
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subject_facet Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) -- History -- Fiction
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