Monday, August 5, 2013

Quest for Land & Fortune

The Quest for Land & Fortune, a work of narrative nonfiction, by Alfred Allan Schmid, traces the great themes of the American experience through five generations of actual interconnected families whose patriarchs and their intrepid wives could never be satisfied with the status quo. Whether led by their ideals or propelled by the yearning for more land or greater fortunes, these immigrants and plantation owners, Unionists and Rebels, agrarians and industrialists shaped their emerging nation even as they were shaped by seemingly greater forces.

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