An Embarrassment of Riches [NOOK Book]

Overview

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.
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An Embarrassment of Riches

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935212393
  • Publisher: Easton Studio Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digital Only
  • Pages: 407
  • Sales rank: 1,113,087
  • File size: 452 KB

Meet the Author

James Kunstler
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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  • Posted March 19, 2013

    In the tradition of Mark Twain, an origional true adventure incl

    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?

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