Sin Killer: A Novel

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Simon & Schuster, 2002 - Berrybender family (Fictitious characters) - 431 pages
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Follows the adventures of the Berrybenders, a large, noble English family traveling the Missouri River in 1832. This deeply self-absorbed and spoiled family leaves England for the unknown of the American West, based solely on a "whim" and Lord Berrybender's desire to "shoot different animals from those he shot at home." The novel joins the family as they make their way toward Yellowstone aboard a luxury steamer, accompanied by a motley assemblage of servants, guides, and natives. Along the way, this "floating Europe" and its bickering, stubborn passengers encounter constant adversity, including warring natives, hellacious weather, accidental deaths, and kidnappings.

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Lord Albany Berrybender, the richest aristocrat in England, is steaming up the Missouri River in 1832 on a rented paddle wheeler. This eccentric is accompanied by his wife, his mistress, six of his ... Read full review


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