The Pathfinder: Or, The Inland Sea
The Floating Press, 1. 7. 2011 - Počet stran: 538
Gear up for a stiff dose of frontier life with The Pathfinder, the third novel in James Fenimore Cooper's beloved Leatherstocking Tales series. Focusing on the pioneer hero Natty Bumppo and his efforts to help the scattered members of a frontier community in the American Midwest, the novel is rich in historical detail, conflict, and adventure.
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... "yonder is a smoke curling over the tops of the trees—can it come from a house?" "Ay, ay, there is a look of humanity in that smoke," returned the old seaman, "which is worth a thousand trees. I must show it to Arrowhead, ...
"There must be Oneidas or Tuscaroras near us, Arrowhead," said Cap, addressing his Indian companion by his conventional English name, "will it not be well to join company with them, and get a comfortable berth for the night in their ...
"N0 wigwam there," Arrowhead answered in his unmoved manner—"too much tree." "But Indians must be there, perhaps some old mess-mates of your own, Master Arrowhead." "No Tuscarora—no Oneida—no Mohawk—pale-face fire." "The devil it is?
"Too much water," returned Arrowhead, with a slight nod of the head, "Tuscarora too cunning to make fire with water! Pale-face too much book, and burn anything, much book, little know." "Well, that's reasonable, I allow," said Cap, ...
"Ontario," repeated Arrowhead, with emphasis, again stretching his hand towards the north-west. Cap looked at the Tuscarora, for the first time since their acquaintance, with something like an air of contempt, though he did not fail to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - TheGalaxyGirl - LibraryThing
I read The Deerslayer and The Last of the Mohicans many years ago, and was interested to discover this version of Natty Bumppo. In keeping with his era, Cooper is quite long-winded and didactic at ... Přečíst celou recenzi
LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - Lukerik - LibraryThing
A nice edition, with few typos and excellent critical apparatus. You don't, strictly speaking, need the notes (unless you must know the meaning of every nautical term), but you'll come to appreciate ... Přečíst celou recenzi