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The Last of the Mohicans (Barnes & Noble Classics)

A book by James Fenimore Cooper.

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  • Jun 29, 2010
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Written by my Great-great-great grandfather!
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November 21, 2010
Your ancestor was a giant among writers. He was also very prolific. I am into my third year of "immersion" in James Fenimore Cooper and may have read perhaps only80% of all that I am going to read. Have just begun, for instance, his six volumes of letters and journals. I hope to give a talk in New Hampshire in June 2011 on Cooper's "cathollicizing" impact in his novels on American readers, especially Episcopalians. My talk will be at the annual convention of the Blessed John Henry Newman Association. In an earlier paper I pointed out Newman's appreciation of Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge among English Anglicans. As he aged, Cooper wrote more and more of religion and his phrase "the church-catholic." I would be honored to receive tips from you on what you have read by or about your illustrious grandfather. Cordially, qigongbear/Patrick K
 
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review by . June 24, 2010
Contrary to what I have heard other people say about The Last of the Mohicans, this book is not a difficult read, nor is it dull. I found it to be a great balance of dialogue and narration. While it is different from what we, as modern readers, are used to, it is not so foreign as to make it unreadable. After reading a string of lame books, it was refreshing to read something that is actually intelligently written. As for the story--well, let me just say that at times I found myself reading with …
Quick Tip by . July 03, 2010
A great read that is not like the movies. Get the real story.
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2010
NOTHING like the movie!
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
A classic parable about the coexistence, or lack thereof of Americans. British, and Native Americans
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ISBN-10: 1593083351
ISBN-13: 978-1593083359
Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics
Date Published: October 21, 2004
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