Wilderness at dawn: the settling of the North American continent

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Simon & Schuster, 1993 - History - 541 pages
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of FDR uses scenes and dialogues from letters, journals, and diaries to recreate the odysseys, adventures, human dramas, and inhuman suffering that shaped American history. 75,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Clueless - LibraryThing

This may very well be a perfect book. Morgan shows the exploration and settling of the North American continent through appropriate stories and anecdotes. He explains the six Indian nationís interest ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy Halsan - Goodreads

I enjoyed this telling of early American settlement. As an official old person, I have forgotten quite a bit of this stuff. Morgan did a nice job of connecting American events with events in the rest ... Read full review


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Ted Morgan is the author of more than fifteen books, including "FDR: A Biography" and "Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America". As Sanche de Gramont, he was the only French citizen to win the Pulitzer Prize (for journalism). He lives in New York City.

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