backroadsofamericanmusic.com: From Sea to Shining Sea: A Novel (): James Alexander Thom: BooksThank you! No one family wrought more change on this country than did the Clerks of Virginia,"" announces the ghostly voice of Ann Rogers Clark in this page, clean-timbered, exuberant overview of some notable 18th-century sons of the real-life Virginia family. Ann and John Clark, pioneers themselves, still feel ""free and young"" in through son George, the ""golden tongued"" surveyor of Kentucky land and ""consort of savages. Meanwhile, other Clark brothers serve too--in action vignettes of the siege of Charles Town, Valley Forge, and Brandywine, with life-and-death aboard a British prison ship. But later on, after Independence, George's star declines in drink and disappointment--while William, his adoring young brother, is about to make his mark: in Wayne's Indian-fighting army, William's billet-mate is the talented Meriwether Lewis; they'll accept Jefferson's assignment to follow the Missouri to its unknown source through the Shining Mountains to the Pacific.
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His Mama would always say he was like a dog listening for summer thunder. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thom makes you feel as if you know the characters; as though they are your friends or your family; and to feel history as if you were actually there! This novel follows the lives of the Clarks in early America!
Quotes from From Sea sae Shini Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It's about the entire Clark family Clark as in Lewis and Clark The author's analysis suggests that demand for prints of certain historical maps existed, but does not provide any systematic explanation of how and why this demand flourished.
“Splendid Thom tells the story with humor and eloquence, and a thumping good tale it is, too.”—The Washington PostIn one generation, the Clark family of Virginia fought for our nation's independence, and explored, conquered, and settled the.
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Beautifully rendered and profoundly moving, SHINING SEA by Anne Korkeakivi is at heart a family story, about the ripple effects of war, the passing down of memory, the making of myth, and the power of the ideal of heroism to lead us astray but also to keep us afloat. Its drama is eloquent, its message resonant. The truly remarkable Anne Korkeakivi has written a laudable and relentless novel. So alive, the novel virtually breathes. But I will just say this: I loved this book. I really, really loved it. A crowd of sparrows flies up, peppering the California sky overhead.