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Gateway to Empire (Winning of America #5)
Originally published: Boston: Little, Brown, c1983. (The winning of America series)
Paperback, 688 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Jesse Stuart Foundation
(first published May 1st 1984)
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Alan Eckert’s novel, “Gateway to Empire,” covers a vast sweep of time and territory. The novel roughly follows an earlier book, “The Wilderness War, “in the author’s Winning of America series. “The Wilderness War” depicts rebellion of the Ottawa war chief Pontiac and the pro-French Native American’s eventual defeat. “Gateway to Empire” begins at that point and follows Pontiac in his later years. It continues through his eventual assassination by a Peoria warrior. Eckert transitions at this point ...more
Allan W. Eckert was an American historian, historical novelist, and naturalist.More about Allan W. Eckert...