Book
English

Hawk-eye, the pathfinder

Title
Hawk-eye, the pathfinder
Author
James Fenimore Cooper
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Macmillan, 1998
63 : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave: 600 woorden
ISBN
0435273477 9780435273477

About James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851) was an American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances depicting colonist and Indigenous characters from the 17th to the 19th centuries created a unique form of American literature. He lived much of his boyhood and the last fifteen years of life in Cooperstown, New York, which was founded by his father William Cooper on property that he owned. Cooper became a member of the Episcopal Church shortly before his death and contributed generously to it. He attended Yale University for three years, where he was a member of the Linonian Society.

After a stint on a commercial voyage, Cooper served in the U.S. Navy as a midshipman, where he learned the technology of managing sailing vessels which greatly influenced many of his novels and other writings. The novel that launch…Read more on Wikipedia