1 edition of Shadow of the Alleghenies found in the catalog.
Shadow of the Alleghenies
Edwin Daryl Michael
|Statement||Edwin Daryl Michael|
|LC Classifications||PS3613.I3425 S53 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 367 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||367|
|LC Control Number||2009933037|
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About the Book In this compulsively-readable historical novel, from the author of the critically-acclaimed Two Sisters, comes the story of two young women—one in America’s Gilded Age, one in scrappy modern-day California—whose lives are linked by a single tragic afternoon in history. However, like so many communities in the wake of World War II, Altoona struggled amidst deindustrialization and cultural shifts. The end of the Pennsylvania Railroad, a decreasing population, and a dying downtown slowly made the city a shadow of its former self.
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This novel rings with authenticity. The story takes place in what is now West Virginia and the Scots protagonist, Angus, is resourceful and knows his environment and the Native Americans.
The author develops characters well, including Shadow's. Shadow is 5/5(2). In Shadow of the Alleghenies, we learn about the Allegheny region as it was being settled: the wildlife, the Indians, the climate and the natural resources.
Today’s armchair adventurers can get a real idea about the habits and habitats of wolves, buffalo, mountain lions, beavers and poisonous snakes from this remarkable novel.5/5(2).
In Shadow of the Alleghenies, we learn about the Allegheny region as it was being settled: Shadow of the Alleghenies book wildlife, the Indians, the climate and the natural resources.
Today's armchair adventurers can get a real idea about the habits and habitats of wolves, buffalo, mountain lions, beavers and poisonous snakes.
This novel rings with authenticity. The story takes place in what is now West Virginia and the Scots protagonist, Angus, is resourceful and knows his environment and the Native Americans. The author develops characters well, including Shadow's. Shadow is a wolf-pup, well-trained and loyal to Angus.5/5.
$ In Shadow of the Alleghenies, we learn about the Allegheny region as it was being settled: the wildlife, the Indians, the climate and the natural resources. Today’s armchair adventurers can get a real idea about the habits and habitats of wolves, buffalo, mountain lions, beavers and poisonous snakes from this remarkable novel.
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flag 13 likes Like see review Anne rated it it was amazing/5(). Ownership and Administration. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Department of Forests and Waters. Significance. From about until the Forks of the Ohio, where the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers join to form the Ohio River at Pittsburgh, was a strategic key to the Ohio Valley and the vast territory drained by the upper Mississippi River.
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Elizabeth Haberlin, of the Pittsburgh Haberlins, spends every summer with her family on a beautiful lake in an exclusive club. The point of land where the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers meet to form the Ohio is a site of surpassing significance in the story of American expansion westward from the Appalachian Mountains.
From the midth century through the early years of the 19th, the Forks of the Ohio was a strategic key to the Ohio Valley and the vast territory. In this second book of stories culled from William P.
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About the author: Dr. Edwin Michael, Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Ecology at West Virginia University, has devoted over 40 years of his life to the study of West Virginia’s wildlife. That experience was the basis for his three, historical fiction novels, A Valley Called Canaan, Shadow of the Alleghenies, and Death Visits Canaan.
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