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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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Massachusetts: a novel

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Adding an interesting dash of feminism to the Michener formula, Zaroulis tries to do for the historic Bay State what Michener did for Hawaii, Texas, and other places. She tells the story of a single ... 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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