Centennial

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- 1038 pages
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Written as a tribute to America's bicentennial celebration. Centennial is an epic novel of the history, land, and people of Colorado. Centered around the fictional town of Centennial, the story contains an extensive cast of characters including Native Americans, French fur trappers, English noblemen, and American cowboys, all caught up in the dramatic events and violent conflicts that shaped the destiny of the legendary West.
  

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James Michener is an exceptional writer. - Goodreads
SLow read and not a page turner, way too long. - Goodreads
Not a 'page turner' but learned a lot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

Re-read because I really wanted to spend time with Lise Bockweiss Pasquinel and Charlotte Buckland and be glad it is not the blizzard of 1888. Read full review

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User Review  - Jacque - Goodreads

My first Michener book, read when I was a teen. Love Michener's big-picture, sweeping, multi-millenial approach to the development of a region starting with pre-historic geological development of the ... Read full review

Contents

THE COMMISSION
1
THE LAND
26
THE INHABITANTS
51
THE MANY COUPS OF LAME BEAVER
119
THE YELLOW APRON
189
THE WAGON AND THE ELEPHANT
271
THE MASSACRE
396
THE COWBOYS
486
THE HUNTERS
567
A SMELL OF SHEEP
631
THE CRIME
719
CENTRAL BEET
763
DRYLANDS
829
NOVEMBER ELEGY
948
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