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Fawcett Columbine, 1991 - Fiction - 709 pages
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In the fine tradition of the generational sagas, epics that follow fictional families through real-life events, Nancy Zaroulis joins the ranks of James A. Michener and Edward Rutherfurd by capturing the Revell family life in the state of Massachusetts. She traces the orphan boy, Bartholomew Revell through to his rise to a wealthy Boston merchant and the founder of a dynasty.

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User Review  - Carolyn - Goodreads

Ambitious work of historical fiction, clearly well researched and informative. Interesting way to learn about the history of Massachusetts (mostly Boston) from the very very start (the Mayflower!) all ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ruth Bobzin - Goodreads

Although this book is no longer in print, I was able to obtain a copy upon recommendation of a friend. It is a smashing look at history of the state of Massachusetts. It does not go into pre ... Read full review


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Nancy Zaroulis is the author of five novels as well as three Beacon Hill mysteries, published under the pseudonym Cynthia Peale. Her sole nonfiction work, Who Spoke Up?, a history of the anti-Vietnam War movement, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She lives with her family in Massachusetts. Visit Nancy at

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