Harvard Yard

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Grand Central Publishing, Oct 15, 2007 - Fiction - 592 pages
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Picking up where his runaway bestseller "Back Bay" left off, William Martin returns to Boston, this time bringing the history of Harvard University vibrantly to life.
 

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User Review  - Ames3473 - LibraryThing

I really loved this book..couldn't put it down! If you're like me and you love New England and/or Colonial History then you'll love it, too! The history of Harvard, which is intertwined in the story is also very interesting! Read full review

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User Review  - arthos - LibraryThing

The history is interesting, especially the early history of Harvard. After the Revolution (the one in 1776, not 1968) it devolves into a sequence of vignettes, with too many cameos by famous people ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

William Martin is the New York Times bestselling author of ten novels, an award-winning PBS documentary, and a cult classic horror movie, too. His first novel, Back Bay, introduced treasure hunting hero Peter Fallon, who has now appeared in five novels, and spent fourteen weeks on the Times list. SInce then Martin has been telling stories of the great and the anonymous in American history, from the Pilgrims to 9/11. His novels, including Cape Cod, Annapolis, City of Dreams, and The Lincoln Letter, have established him as "a storyteller whose smootness equals his ambition" (Publisher's Weekly). He lives near Boston with his wife and has three grown children. In 2005, he was the recipient of the prestigious New England Book Award, given to "an author whose body of work stands as a significant contribution to the culture of the region."

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