The Pioneers

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Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: Dec 12, 2012
Product Number: EB00680028
Released: Jul 21, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781625582027
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Description

In this classic novel, James Fenimore Cooper portrays life in a new settlement on New York's Lake Otsego in the closing years of the eighteenth century. He describes the year's cycle: the turkey shoot at Christmas, the tapping of maple trees, fishing for bass in the evening, the marshalling of the militia. But Cooper is also concerned with exploring the development of the cultural and philosophical underpinnings of the American experience. He writes of the conflicts within the settlement itself, focusing primarily on the contrast between the natural codes of the hunter and woodsman Natty Bumppo and his Indian friend John Mohegan and the more rigid structure of law needed by a more complex society. Quite possibly America's first best-seller (more than three thousand copies were sold within hours of publication), The Pioneers today evokes a vibrant and authentic picture of the American pioneering experience.

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Genre: Classics
Product Number EB00392938
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: #9781101143803
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Product Number EB00388532
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781101657560
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Product Number EB00618851
Released: Aug 11, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781443436953

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