An Embarrassment of Riches

An Embarrassment of Riches

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by James Howard Kunstler
     
 

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A picaresque novel of the American West in 1803. An historical comedy about two bumbling botanists sent into the southern wilderness by Thomas Jefferson to look for something that isn't there. A novel in the spirit of Lewis and Clark (who make cameo appearences). Replete with wild Indians, river pirates, the kidnapped son of King Louis XVI, the lost colony of

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A picaresque novel of the American West in 1803. An historical comedy about two bumbling botanists sent into the southern wilderness by Thomas Jefferson to look for something that isn't there. A novel in the spirit of Lewis and Clark (who make cameo appearences). Replete with wild Indians, river pirates, the kidnapped son of King Louis XVI, the lost colony of Roanoke, and much more. A non-stop romp full of life and humor and the sensibility of early America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935212393
Publisher:
Easton Studio Press, LLC
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
407
Sales rank:
538,006
File size:
462 KB

Meet the Author

James Howard Kunstler is the author of eight novels. He has worked as a newspaper reporter and an editor for Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Sunday Magazine. He lives in upstate New York.

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Embarrassment of Riches 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Fluty2 More than 1 year ago
In the tradition of Mark Twain, an origional true adventure including historical figures. Enchanting story in the wild with excentric characters. Very unque! How does the author think this stuff up?