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Last Crossing, the (2002) [Novel]
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Set in the second half of the nineteenth century, this is a sweeping tale of interwoven lives, at the centre of which is a search for a missing brother and an unusual and moving love story. Two Englishman find themselves on a journey across the treacherous and unknown landscape of the American and Canadian West in an attempt to trace their brother's path. With them is their half-Blackfoot, half-Scottish guide. Later their party grows to include a Civil War veteran searching for salvation, a young woman determined to avenge her sister's brutal murder, a sycophantic journalist, and a God-fearing saloon keeper. This unlikeley posse becomes entangled in an unfolding drama that forces each person to come to terms with his own demons. Rich with haunting scenes - a bear hunt at dawn, the meeting of a Metis caravan, the discovery of an Indian village decimated by smallpox, a man's visit to the pleasure houses of Victorian London, a young boy's last memory of his mother - and filled with unforgetable characters, The Last Crossing is an epic novel of power, event, and redemption

Original title: The Last Crossing
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalNorth AmericaPioneering & Westward Movement
FictionHistoricalNorth AmericaNineteenth Century

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Last Crossing, the (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Last Crossing, the (February 3, 2005)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Abacus Books
ISBN: 9780349117263
Dimensions: 4.7 x 7.7 x 1.3 in
Pages: 480

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Last Crossing, the (November 30, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802141750
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8 x 1.2 in
Pages: 416

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Last Crossing, the (January 2004)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 9780871139122
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.2 x 1.5 in
Pages: 400

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Last Crossing, the (February 5, 2004)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Little Simon
ISBN: 9780316726177
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.6 x 1.7 in
Pages: 400

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Last Crossing, the (September 23, 2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9780771087387
Pages: 400

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Last Crossing, the (October 2002)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 9780771087370
Pages: 400

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