From Sea to Shining Sea: A Novel

Front Cover
Random House Publishing Group, Aug 18, 2010 - Fiction - 896 pages
2 Reviews
"Splendid...Thom tells the story with humor and eloquence, and a thumping good tale it is, too."

In one generation, the Clark family of Virginia fought for our nation's independence, and explored, conquered, and settled the continent from sea to shining sea. This powerfully written book recreates the warm life of the family, the dangers of the battlefield, the grueling journeys across an untamed wilderness, and the soul-stirring Lewis and Clark Expedition. This mighty epic is a fitting tribute to the wisdom and courage of Ann Rogers Clark, her husband John, and the ten sons and daughters they nurtured and inspired.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - hollysing - LibraryThing

Probably the best Lewis and Clark expedition novels I've read...and I read alot about this time in history. James Alexander Thom combines extensive research and the humanity of his characters into something I couldn't put down. Read full review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

this book is absolutely horrible. i fell asleep on page two attempting to read this garbage book.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

James Alexander Thom is the author of Follow the River, Long Knife, From Sea to Shining Sea, Panther in the Sky (for which he won the prestigious Western Writers of America Spur Award for best historical novel), Sign-Talker, The Children of First Man, and The Red Heart.

Bibliographic information