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The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a ...more
Hardcover, 902 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by Library of America
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Neil
Nov 25, 2016 rated it liked it

"Wilder,"he repeated, laughing hysterically,"we have triumphed!"

Aye, and I have triumphed too, in reading another James Fenimore Cooper novel. (And on the day it is due back at the library no less.) Hardcover editions of Cooper books are becoming scarce since the Boston Public Library transferred many of its ancient tomes to an on-line format. That is good because now I'll be able to borrow books which had previously been unavailable for circulation for fear they would fall apart in the hands of
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Daniel Walden
Jul 27, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone / sea lit fans
Okay, so this also has _The Pilot_ in it, but I couldn't find just the _Red Rover_ on here, which is what I'm talking about. It's Cooper's second sea novel, and it's really interesting for anyone who's interested in the creation of an American identity after the Revolutionary War. It's got a great main character, and a really good anti-hero.
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James Fenimore Cooper : Sea Tales : The Pilot / The Red Rover (Library of America) by James Fenimore Cooper (1991)
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James Fenimore Cooper was a popular and prolific American writer. He is best known for his historical novel The Last of the Mohicans, one of the Leatherstocking Tales stories, and he also wrote political fiction, maritime fiction, travelogues, and essays on the American politics of the time. His daughter Susan Fenimore Cooper was also a writer.

Series:
* The Leatherstocking Tales
* The Littlepage
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