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Weaving a tapestry of fact and fiction, Sara Donati’s epic novel sweeps us into another time and place…and into a breathtaking story of love and survival in a land of savage beauty.It is December of 1792. Elizabeth Middleton leaves her comfortable English estate to join her family in a remote New York mountain village. It is a place unlike any she has ever experienced. And she meets a man unlike any she has ever encountered—a white man dressed like a Native American: Nathaniel Bonner, known to the Mohawk people as Between-Two-Lives. Determined to provide schooling for all the children of the village, Elizabeth soon finds herself locked in conflict with the local slave owners as well as with her own family. Interweaving the fate of the Mohawk Nation with the destiny of two lovers, Sara Donati’s compelling novel creates a complex, profound, passionate portait of an emerging America.
Elizabeth Middleton, a spinster school teacher, leaves England in 1792 to join her father and brother in a remote, mountainous village in upstate New York, where she falls in love with Nathaniel Bonner, a man torn between white and Native American culture. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 876
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Sara Donati
Street Date: September 30, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-3375
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