1876: a novel
The third volume of Gore Vidal's series of historical novels aimed at demythologizing the American past, 1876 explores the political scandals of the Grant administration and the intrigues of that year's presidential election. Charles Schermerhorn Schuyler, Aaron Burr's unacknowledged son, returns to America after his self-imposed exile, hoping to arrange a marriage for his daughter Emma, but the two soon find themselves at the centers of American social and political power at a time when the fading ideals of the young republic were being replaced by the excitement of empire.
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Review: 1876 (Narratives of Empire #3)User Review - Lindsay Korner - Goodreads
read it about 25 years ago and enjoyed it, but, my question is why of the 7 books in the series why is 1876 the only one NOT available on Kindle/Nook??? Read full review
Review: 1876 (Narratives of Empire #3)User Review - Mark Stodghill - Goodreads
well... it gets a little tedious now and again when the backdrop is more the story than the story..... but then again.. by the time you get to the end... you see that was the point Read full review