Dream West

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Upon its release over twenty years ago, Dream West was deemed a classic novel of the American West by both critics and the reading public. Telling the amazing true story of America's famed explorer, John Charles Fremont, and his beloved supporter and muse, Jessie Benton, it quickly found its way onto the New York Times bestsellers list and adapted into a CBS mini-series starring Richard Chamberlain. Now available for the first time ever in trade paperback, Nevin's epic of adventure and discovery will once again ...

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Overview

Upon its release over twenty years ago, Dream West was deemed a classic novel of the American West by both critics and the reading public. Telling the amazing true story of America's famed explorer, John Charles Fremont, and his beloved supporter and muse, Jessie Benton, it quickly found its way onto the New York Times bestsellers list and adapted into a CBS mini-series starring Richard Chamberlain. Now available for the first time ever in trade paperback, Nevin's epic of adventure and discovery will once again give readers a chance to witness the passion of an early explorers dreams of the great unknown, and the love and perserverance that saw his dream come to life.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"A rousing, old-fashioned yarn, rich in detail and romance."--The New York Times on Dream West

"Big, wonderful . . .written with verve, authenticity, and a sure sense of our history."--John Jakes on Dream West

"To tell this story is to tell the story of the United States during the turbulent nineteenth century . . . A winner!"--Publishers Weekly on Dream West

"Masterful storytelling in the grand manner that will keep you turning pages until far, far into the night."--Denver Post on Dream West

John Jakes

"Big, wonderful . . .written with verve, authenticity, and a sure sense of our history."
Denver Post

"Masterful storytelling in the grand manner that will keep you turning pages until far, far into the night."
The New York Times

"A rousing, old-fashioned yarn, rich in detail and romance."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765313980
  • Publisher: Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/1/2005
  • Series: American Story Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 800,135
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Meet the Author

DAVID NEVIN has spent more than twenty years researching and writing The American Story, a series of novels dealing with the history of the United States from 1800-1860. His books comprsing this era start with Dream West and include 1812, Eagle's Cry, Treason, and Meriwether.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2009

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    Excellent Book

    My father-in-law lent me this book and I absolutely loved it. The characters are well written and the plot is very ingrossing. If you like the history of and the people who explored the west then this book is for you.

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