Originally stories for family members, The Allards series has been critically acclaimed and is now widely read. It promises to become for French-Canadian-Americans what Roots was for African-Americans. The fifth in this series of eight historical novels tracing the lives of the Allard family, The City in the Wilderness, follows the fifth generation in the New World. As before, the author brings th...
Series: The Allards (Book 5)
Paperback: 378 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 6, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4251370
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu ebook
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After reading the early books in this series I wondered if the author would be able to maintain his combination of historical knowledge as well as being able to create so many additional character personalities. I need not have worried, each book is ...
and their history to life, showing history through their eyes. Jacques Allard and his son travel to the sea with Lewis and Clark returning to find Détroit in ruins after the fire of 1805. They witness the rebuilding of the city, the war of 1812 and the world-wide cholera epidemic. It is during this time that Détroit turns from a military outpost to a true city. Historical figures such as Lewis, Woodward, and Gabriel Richard are accurately displayed with the author's own touch of personalization. The book must not be missed by anyone interested in French-Canadian history and genealogy. Reach the author at wilmontkreis.com