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The Pioneers|James Fenimore Cooper

Overview

Originally published in 1823, the novel is the first of Cooper's five Leatherstocking Tales and the one that incorporates most fully his own experience of growing up in a town on the American frontier. He provides brilliant pictures of village life, from Christmas dinner and a turkey shoot, to church and tavern, deer hunt and forest fire, and village courtship and courtroom drama. The heart of the novel is a conflict over who owns America, and by what concept of right.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140390070
  • ISBN-10: 0140390073
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publish Date: June 1988
  • Dimensions: 7.73 x 5.06 x 0.94 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.72 pounds
  • Page Count: 480
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

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