I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company: A Novel of Lewis and Clark

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Thorndike Press, 2003 - Fiction - 792 pages
21 Reviews
A fictionalized account based on the Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific Ocean seeks to convey what was happening in the minds of the explorers and to bring life to the collision of white and Native American cultures of the period.

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The plot pacing was good. - Goodreads
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Review: I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company: A Novel of Lewis and Clark

User Review  - Spinster - Goodreads

Save your money and time. There are many other books out there that capture the spirit of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. I recommend Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose or The Saga of Lewis & Clark ... Read full review

Review: I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company: A Novel of Lewis and Clark

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

A great historical novel about Lewis and Clark. The book is told through multiple points of view: Lewis, Clark, Charbonneau, Sacajawea and others. He attempts to give each its own voice, but it makes ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
11
The Secretary 1803
51
First Clark
116
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Besides Brian Hall's latest work, Madeleine's World, his previous writings include two novels, The Saskiad and The Dreamers; two nonfiction books, Stealing from a Deep Place: Travels in Southeastern Europe and the Impossible Country: A Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia; and articles for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and Granta. Hall currently lives in Ithaca, New York.

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