The Leatherstocking Tales (Complete and Unabridged): The Pioneers, the Last of the Mohicans, the Prairie, the Pathfinder and the Deerslayer

The Leatherstocking Tales (Complete and Unabridged): The Pioneers, the Last of the Mohicans, the Prairie, the Pathfinder and the Deerslayer

by James Fenimore Cooper

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Overview

The Leatherstocking Tales (Complete and Unabridged): The Pioneers, the Last of the Mohicans, the Prairie, the Pathfinder and the Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper

The Leatherstocking Tales is a series of novels following the adventures of the hero Natty Bumppo, who was known by European settlers as "Leatherstocking," 'The Pathfinder", and "the trapper" and by the Native Americans as "Deerslayer," "La Longue Carabine" and "Hawkeye". Natty Bumppo is a child of white parents who was raised by Native Americans, becoming a great and skilful warrier. He respects nature, only hunting to survive and lives by the rule "One shot, one kill." He has an adopted Mohican brother called Chingachgook who try to stop the incessant fighting between the Mohicans and the Hurons.

Available here in the order in which they were written, enjoy these classics adventures which illuminate historical events, written in Copper's beautiful poetic style.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781393468
Publisher: Benediction Books
Publication date: 12/17/2012
Pages: 1132
Sales rank: 1,004,431
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.31(d)

About the Author

The creator of two genres that became staples of American literature — the sea romance and the frontier adventure — James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was born in New Jersey, raised in the wilderness of New York, and spent five years at sea before embarking on his successful writing career. Among Cooper’s many novels, his best-known books are the five "Leatherstocking" tales — including The Deerslayer and The Last of the Mohicans — each featuring the fictional hero Natty Bumppo.

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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