The Pathfinder; or, The Inland Sea

The Pathfinder; or, The Inland Sea

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by James Fenimore Cooper
     
 

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The Pathfinder (1840), Cooper's most picturesque novel and the fourth of the five Leatherstocking Tales, is a naval story set on the Great Lakes of the 1750s. Fashioned from Cooper's own experience as a midshipman on Lake Ontario in 1808-09, the novel revives Natty Bumpo (who had died in The Prairie), and illuminates Cooper's interest in American history with his

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The Pathfinder (1840), Cooper's most picturesque novel and the fourth of the five Leatherstocking Tales, is a naval story set on the Great Lakes of the 1750s. Fashioned from Cooper's own experience as a midshipman on Lake Ontario in 1808-09, the novel revives Natty Bumpo (who had died in The Prairie), and illuminates Cooper's interest in American history with his concern for social development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940020394933
Publisher:
London : R. Bentley
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
349 KB

Meet the Author

Geboren am 15.09.1789 in Burlington, New Jersey, gestorben am 14.09.1851 in Cooperstown.

Cooper war das 12. Kind des Landbesitzers William Cooper, dem Begrüder von Cooperstown am Otsego-See im Bundeststaat New York. Er besuchte ab 1803 das Yale College, war von 1806-1807 bei der Handelsmarine und von 1808-1810 bei der Kreigsmarine. Mit seiner Heirat 1811 endete seine nautische Karrierre, wenig später begann er seine schriftstellerische Laufbahn.

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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The Pathfinder: Or the Inland Sea 2.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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A classic novel featuring one of my favorite characters Natty Bumppo. Loved it!
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