The Chisholms: A Novel of the Journey West

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9780060120139: The Chisholms: A Novel of the Journey West

A family as raw and unyielding as the soil of the Virginia farm they left behind, they pursued their dream, journeying west across the American continent. In a boundless land of unimaginable dangers, they discovered their own will for survival - and forged a triumph of the human spirit.

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"The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland)

A magnificent family...an unforgettable saga.

"The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland)

The best wagon train epic since A. B. Guthrie's "The Way West."

"Associated Press"

One of those rare...novels that makes the reader happy as he reads and sad when he has finished.

"Associated Press"

"It's celebration time" for a new generation of readers who can now treasure this beloved, critically acclaimed western. "The Chisholms" stands as an enduring American saga, vividly and unforgettably portrayed by master craftsman Evan Hunter.

"The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland) A magnificent family...an unforgettable saga.

"Associated Press" One of those rare...novels that makes the reader happy as he reads and sad when he has finished.

"The Plain Dealer" (Cleveland) The best wagon train epic since A. B. Guthrie's "The Way West."

"Associated Press" "It's celebration time" for a new generation of readers who can now treasure this beloved, critically acclaimed western. "The Chisholms" stands as an enduring American saga, vividly and unforgettably portrayed by master craftsman Evan Hunter.

About the Author:

Ed McBain, a recipient of the Mystery Writers of America's coveted Grand Master Award, was also the first American to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association's highest award. His books have sold more than one hundred million copies, ranging from the more than fifty titles in the 87th Precinct series (including the Edgar Award-nominated Money, Money, Money) to the bestselling novels written under his own name, Evan Hunter - including The Blackboard Jungle (now in a 50th anniversary edition from Pocket Books) and Criminal Conversation. Fiddlers, his final 87th Precinct novel, was recently published in hardcover. Writing as both Ed McBain and Evan Hunter, he broke new ground with Candyland, a novel in two parts. He also wrote the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. He died in 2005.Visit www.edmcbain.com.

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