Fergus M. Bordewich




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Fergus M. Bordewich

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FERGUS M. BORDEWICH is the author of five non-fiction books: Washington: The Making of the American Capital (Amistad/HarperCollins, 2008); Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America (Amistad/HarperCollins, 2005); My Mother’s Ghost, a memoir (Doubleday, 2001); Killing the White Man’s Indian: Reinventing Native Americans at the End of the Twentieth Century (Doubleday, 1996); and Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China (Prentice Hall Press, 1991). He has also published an illustrated children’s book, Peach Blossom Spring (Simon & Schuster, 1994), and wrote the script for a PBS documentary about Thomas Jefferson, Mr. Jefferson’s University. He also edited an illustrated book of eyewitness accounts of the ...more


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Bound for Canaan: The Epic ...
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America's Great Debate: Hen...
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Washington: The Making of t...
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Killing the White Man's Ind...
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My Mother's Ghost: A Courag...
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Cathay: A Journey in Search...
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Peach Blossom Spring: Adapt...
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The First Congress: How Jam...
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