The sweeping saga of John Charles Fremont, controversial explorer, soldier, and politician, focuses on his romance with his wife, Jessie Benton Fremont, daughter of Thomas Hart Benton
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DAVID NEVIN spent more than twenty years researching and writing The American Story, a series of novels dealing with the history of the United States from 1800-1860. His books comprising this era begin with Dream West and include 1812, Eagle's Cry, Treason, and Meriwether. Nevin died in 2011.Review:
"A rousing, old-fashioned yarn, rich in detail and romance."
--The New York Times
"Big, wonderful...written with verve, authenticity, and a sure sense of our history."
--John Jakes, author of the North and South trilogy
"Masterful storytelling in the grand manner that will keep you turning pages until far, far into the night."
"To tell this story is to tell the story of the United States during the turbulent nineteenth century.... A winner!"
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Book Description New English Library. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good condition - book only shows a small amount of wear. Bookseller Inventory # G0450058360I4N00
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Book Description New English Library Ltd, London, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good+. Reprint; First Printing. Minor shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First UK paperback edition. Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design uncredited. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 752 pages; A classic novel of the American West. Telling the amazing true story of John Charles Fremont, and his beloved supporter and muse, Jessie Benton. He was a hero of the exploration of the American Far West, yet accused by his enemies of every possible sin including cannibalism. He made a fortune in the California Gold Rush, and then ended up in the bankruptcy courts. He was a General in the Civil War courtmartialled for mutiny. She was a senator's daughter and Washington belle who could survive in the wilderness, a devoted wife who could stand up to Abraham Lincoln. Theirs was an epic romance. Mass Market PB. Bookseller Inventory # 27980
Book Description New English Library. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0450058360 this is a HARDBACK, cover differs, 1984 ed, staining to page ends. Bookseller Inventory # W0048798
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Book Description New English Library Ltd 1986 Paperback, 1986. Book Condition: Fair. 752 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 723987
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