“Another of James Michener’s great mines of narrative, character and lore.”—The Wall Street Journal
“[A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . an emotionally and intellectually appealing book.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“Michener’s most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
“Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that are enthusiastically passed from friend to friend.”—Associated Press
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One of James A. Michener's grandest most loved, #1 best-selling works: the huge, enthralling novel, set amid the natural and historic riches of the Chesapeake, which dramatically brings to life -- through almost four centuries -- our land, our history, our people.
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