"Michener's most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Once again James A. Michener brings history to life with this 400-year saga of America's great bay and its Eastern Shore. Following Edmund Steed and his remarkable family, who parallel the settling and forming of the nation, CHESAPEAKE sweeps readers from the unspoiled world of the Native Americans to the voyages of Captain John Smith, the Revolutionary War, and right up to modern times.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MaryEvelynLS - LibraryThing
This was one of the greatest books I have ever read. EVER!! It's a long novel but worth every well written page. I would like to add that if one is not a fan of history, then this is probably not the ... Read full review
CHESAPEAKE: A NovelUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Without the frame or the focus that loosely held Centennial together, this massive but arbitrarily fragmented East-Coast community history—a Maryland island, 1583-1978—is almost devoid of ... Read full review