By Lynda G. Adamson
This e-book will fill a niche within the bibliographic reference shelf via deciding on historic novels for either grownup and younger grownup readers. American historic Fiction comprises over 3,000 titles set in states and historic areas of the us. Entries are prepared through period of time. the most recent titles, in addition to previous favorites, are coated. the quantity is listed by means of writer, identify, style, topic, and geographic atmosphere.
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9. People of the Lightning. New York: Forge, 1995. 414 pp. In prehistoric Florida, a young man in a fishing village has the ability to tell the future. (Series: First North American, 7) Genre(s): Epic Literature; Adventure Story. ¨10. People of the Mist. New York: Tor, 1998. 432 pp. Although Hunting Hawk knows that his granddaughter, Red Knot, loves High Fox, he still promises her in marriage to Copper Thunder, the chief of a rival clan. Genre(s): Epic Literature; Adventure Story. ¨11. People of the Silence.
406 pp. An American family with a home called Safe Haven experiences four centuries of events including revolution, slavery, civil war, and anti-Semitism. Genre(s): Family Saga. H Hall, Oakley 67. The Children of the Sun. New York: Atheneum, 1983. 358 pp. After four men survive the Narvaez expedition to Florida in the 16th century, they go with Cortes and Coronado looking for the seven cities of Cibola. Genre(s): Biographical Fiction. Hawthorne, Nathaniel ¨68. The Scarlet Letter. 1850. New York: Cambridge, 1997.
Captain Paul. New York: Dodd Mead, 1941. 607 pp. Tom Folger of Nantucket tells about Captain John Paul Jones, whom he has admired since he was a privateer. Genre(s): Biographical Fiction; Sea Story. Erickson, Steve 127. Arc D'X. New York: Poseidon, 1993. 298 pp. Thomas Jefferson visits Paris and finds himself torn between his ideals and his interest in his quadroon slave Sally Hemings, in the pursuit of happiness. Genre(s): Adventure Story. F Fast, Howard ¨128. Citizen Tom Paine. New York: Grove Press, 1983.
American Historical Fiction: An Annotated Guide to Novels for Adults and Young Adults by Lynda G. Adamson