American Historical Fiction: An Annotated Guide to Novels by Lynda G. Adamson

By Lynda G. Adamson

This booklet will fill a niche within the bibliographic reference shelf by way of opting for ancient novels for either grownup and younger grownup readers. ^IAmerican old Fiction^R includes over 3,000 titles set in states and ancient areas of the U.S.. Entries are prepared through period of time. the most recent titles, in addition to previous favorites, are lined. the quantity is listed via writer, identify, style, topic, and geographic setting.

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Coffman, Virginia 116. Mistress Devon. New York: Arbor House, 1972. 252 pp. In 1774, while touring with the Dantine Players in the American Colonies, Devon Howard wants to be independent, but she becomes attracted to the troupe's director. Genre(s): Romance; Adventure Story. Coldsmith, Don 117. Return of the Spanish. New York: Doubleday, 1991. 179 pp. The Spanish try to limit the influence of the French on the Mississippi River by bringing Plains Indians who have allied with the French into camp.

The Puritans. Wheaton, IL: Victor, 1994. 432 pp. Drew Morgan, a young Englishman, has dreams of becoming a knight, but he decides to go to the New World instead. (Series: American Family Portrait, 1) Genre(s): Christian Fiction; Family Saga. Child, Lydia Maria Francis 49. Hobomok. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers, 1986. 188 pp. A white woman and an Indian chief marry in an early-17th-century Puritan settlement. Genre(s): Domestic Fiction. Coleman, Terry 50. Thanksgiving. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981.

New York: Putnam, 1976. 412 pp. The Prescotts, a Boston family, begin their lineage in 1630 and continue to have contacts with influential government figures through 1973. Genre(s): Family Saga; Political Fiction. G Gerson, Noel B. 65. The Land Is Bright. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961. 356 pp. William Bradford becomes the governor of Plymouth Colony during its first three years after a difficult life in Yorkshire and Holland. Genre(s): Biographical Fiction. Page 8 Gross, Joel 66. Home of the Brave.

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