From Sea to Shining Sea

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Ballantine Books, 1986 - Fiction - 879 pages
3 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.

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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

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User Review  - jrahr1 - LibraryThing

Anything written by Thom is worth the time to read. Read full review

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