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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie
     

Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

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by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's classic poem Evangeline follows the odyssey of the Acadians, who were forcibly deported from Nova Scotia in 1755. This is the haunting story of Evangeline and Gabriel, devoted from childhood, who are separated during the expulsion of the Acadians from Grand-Pre, and of their lifelong search for one another. The landscape of Acadia

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's classic poem Evangeline follows the odyssey of the Acadians, who were forcibly deported from Nova Scotia in 1755. This is the haunting story of Evangeline and Gabriel, devoted from childhood, who are separated during the expulsion of the Acadians from Grand-Pre, and of their lifelong search for one another. The landscape of Acadia immortalized by Longfellow is beautifully depicted in this new edition with color and black and white illustrations drawn from previous editions. This collector's edition of Evangeline will charm and delight both those familiar with the poem and those who are discovering it for the first time.

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ISBN-13:
9781425506650
Publisher:
University of Michigan Library
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.22(d)

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Rosie6 More than 1 year ago
Delightfully written poetry about 2 lovers torn apart by circumstances beyond their control. This moving tale is told in beautifully descriptive rhythmic poetry. I have never read anything so beautiful! The story tugs at your heart.
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