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Deerslayer (Bantam Classics) by James Fenimore Cooper

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English


  • Action & Adventure,
  • Classics,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Delaware Indians,
  • Fiction,
  • Iroquois Indians,
  • Literature: Classics

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Open LibraryOL10942214M
ISBN 100606251499
ISBN 109780606251495

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THE DEERSLAYER is a book of high adventure between pre-colonial whites and Native Americans. It is the first tale of our main character Natty Bumpo (named Hawkeye by the Natives, thank goodness!) He's a fronteirsman in the vein of Daniel Boone. This is a great outdoor adventure story t/5.   It's not for everyone, but The Deerslayer was a treat for me. It was written in the 19th century, so it reflects the styles and attitudes of the time. There was no TV or radio then, so books were a major form of entertainment and they could be long and verbose, instead of /5().   Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (November 3, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 7 x x 10 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: /5(32).   Published in , this is is last of 5 books in the so-called "Leatherstocking Tales" series, the most known of which, of course, is The Last of the Mohicans. Although the last book written in the series, its events actually predate those of the other four novels/5(11).

Book Summary. Natty Bumppo and Hurry Harry, about the year , journey toward Otsego Lake in upstate New York. Although they are not always in agreement, the two men realize the need of each other's protection in case of attack from the Indians (Mingos). Natty, or Deerslayer, is on his "first warpath," as the novel is subtitled, because he has not yet been in combat with another man nor been . The Deerslayer: The First War Path (), a novel by American writer James Fenimore Cooper, is the first installment in his famous Leatherstocking Tales chronologically, though the last to be written. The series follows the adventures of Natty Bumppo, an American frontiersman partly raised by Mohican natives, as he navigates the tensions between the natives and the European settlers against the .   The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper. Download. Bibrec. Bibliographic Record. Author. Cooper, James Fenimore, Title. The Deerslayer. by:   Written in , The Deerslayer is the last published novel of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, and serves as a prequel to the rest of the series, taking place first chronologically in the story of Natty Bumppo. Customers Who Bought This Item Also BoughtBrand: Random House Publishing Group.

A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy . The Deerslayer or The First War-Path by Cooper, James Fenimore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Deerslayer, N C Wyeth, First Edition - . Edited, with note and preface, by Blake Nevius. Book is straight, square, tightly bound (appearing never read) and free of PO markings and blemishes. Cover is clean and bright, with sharp corners, straight headband and tail, and clear, crisp and distinct gilt stamped lettering, bands and emblem on the spine. The last of the Leatherstocking Tales to be written, though first in the chronology of the hero’s life, The Deerslayer is James Fenimore Cooper’s masterpiece. A fine combination of romance, adventure, and morality, this classic novel of the frontier is an eloquent beginning for Cooper’s great wildernes saga—and an unforgettable.