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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... belonged to the native owners of the soil, being Indians of the wellknown tribe of the Tuscaroras, while their companions were—a man, who bore about him the peculiarities of one who had passed his days on the ocean, and was, too, ...
But speaking of water, it reminds me of my young friend, Jasper Western here, who can claim to know something of these matters, seeing that he has passed his days on Ontario." "I am glad to see you, friend," said Cap, giving the young ...
Young Western had a profound deference for a mariner of the ocean, on which he had often pined to sail, but he had also a natural regard for the broad sheet on which he had passed his life, and which was not without its beauties in his ...
... a forest education, for red-skin knowledge doesn't come as easy to white-skin natur', as what I suppose is intended to be white-skin knowledge, though I have but little of the latter, having passed most of my time in the wilderness.
Cap wore a tight solid queue, done up in eelskin, while the top of his head was nearly bald, and he mechanically passed his hand over both as if to make certain that each was in its right place. He was at the bottom, however, ...
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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