William Cooper's Town by Alan Taylor

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An innovative work of biography, social history, and literary analysis, this Pulitzer Prize-winning book presents the story of two men, William Cooper and his son, the novelist James Fennimore Cooper, who embodied the contradictions that divided America in the early years of the Republic. Taylor shows how Americans resolved their revolution through the creation of new social forms and new stories that evolved with the expansion of our frontier. of photos.

- Random House

The 652nd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for History (Pulitzer Prize)

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