Letters From An American Farmer And Sketches Of Eighteenth-century America

Paperback | December 17, 1981

byJ. H CrevecoeurIntroduction byAlbert E. StoneEditorAlbert E Stone

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America’s physical and cultural landscape is captured in these two classics of American history. Letters provides an invaluable view of the pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary eras; Sketches details in vivid prose the physical setting in which American settlers created their history.

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 When they first appeared towards the end of the 18th century, the writings of J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur took their place among the earliest classics of American literature. Selling more copies abroad than at home, Crèvecoeur’s writings captured both the romance and reality of the New World — the difficulties of life on the fron...

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America’s physical and cultural landscape is captured in these two classics of American history. Letters provides an invaluable view of the pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary eras; Sketches details in vivid prose the physical setting in which American settlers created their history.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the lea...

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America’s physical and cultural landscape is captured in these two classics of American history. Letters provides an invaluable view of the pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary eras; Sketches details in vivid prose the physical setting in which American settlers created their history.

America’s physical and cultural landscape is captured in these two classics of American history. Letters provides an invaluable view of the pre-Revolutionary and Revolutionary eras; Sketches details in vivid prose the physical setting in which American settlers created their history.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.78 × 5.11 × 0.93 inPublished:December 17, 1981Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140390065

ISBN - 13:9780140390063

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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 When they first appeared towards the end of the 18th century, the writings of J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur took their place among the earliest classics of American literature. Selling more copies abroad than at home, Crèvecoeur’s writings captured both the romance and reality of the New World — the difficulties of life on the frontier, the tension between loyalists and patriots and the constant thread of Indian raids. Now edited with an introduction by Albert E. Stone, Letters From an American Farmer and Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America is a literary delight.