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The Monikins (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The Monikins (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by James Fenimore Cooper
 

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In this inventive and comical novel—and his first work of satire—James Fenimore Cooper skewers American and British politics. Here is the story of Sir John Goldencalf, member of British society, and American Captain John Poke, as they accompany four highly intelligent, and conversant, monkeys back to their homeland.

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In this inventive and comical novel—and his first work of satire—James Fenimore Cooper skewers American and British politics. Here is the story of Sir John Goldencalf, member of British society, and American Captain John Poke, as they accompany four highly intelligent, and conversant, monkeys back to their homeland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441804
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
File size:
487 KB

Meet the Author

James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851) is best known for his masterpiece The Last of the Mohicans. A prolific and popular American writer, Cooper wrote fiction, non-fiction, and even tried his hand at the supernatural. He wrote many stories about the sea as well as the historical novels of his series Leatherstocking Tales.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 15, 1789
Date of Death:
September 14, 1851
Place of Birth:
Burlington, New Jersey
Place of Death:
Cooperstown, New York
Education:
Yale University (expelled in 1805)

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