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CentennialMichener is America's best writer and he proves it once again in CENTENNIALTHE PITTSBURGH PRESSA stunning panorama of the West CENTENNIAL is an enthralling celebration of our country brimming with the glory Michener stayed with our family for two weeks when he was writing this book We had a cattle ranch in southeast Wyoming and he was doing some of his ranching research with us I was just a teenager then but I remember him vividly He asked the sort of uestion that would allow someone to respond thoughtfully and in great length He would smile and listen and never write anything down but I could see him filing away every word that was spoken He read at least 200 books for every book he wrote He would spend a couple years researching asking uestions and getting to know peoples' stories for every book he wrote Many of the ranching stories in Centennial came from historical events that happened on our ranch He was a remarkable man I miss looking forward to his next book

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And the greatness of the American past that only bestselling author James Michener could bring to stunning life From the Native Americans the migrating white men and women the cowboys and the foreigners it i A magnificent epic of a book set in Colorado in the USA from prehistoric times to 1974 Taking us from the development of the different types of prehistoric animal life from dinosaurs to wolves and beavers to the arrival of man biography of the Arapaho chieftain Lame Beaver and his rivalry with the neighboring Comnache and Cheyenne tries to to the arrival of the first European settlers the beaver trappers Pasuinel and Alexander Mc Keag The journeys of Levi fleeing into the prairies with his child brideThe chapter The Massacre deals with the horrific genocide committed by the American militia against the Native American 'Indians' and spares us no horror of the massacre of the Arapaho men women and children murdered and mutilatedThe war between cattlemen and sheepherders and the development of the town Centennial all take place here featuring a magnificent cast of engaging characters Ends with the preparations for the 1976 centennial of the town and bicentennial of the USA the battle for conservation against unscrupulous hunters and mentions the Watergate Scandal of 1974 Both brutal and scintillating It is gripping and unforgettable

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PDF ð BOOK Centennial Õ Michener is America's best writer and he proves it once again in CENTENNIALTHE PITTSBURGH PRESSA stunning panorama of the West CENTENNIAL is an enthralling celebration of our country brimming with the glory and the greatness of the American past that only bestselling author James Michener could bring to stunning life From the Native AmS a story of trappers traders homesteaders gold seekers ranchers and hunters all caught up in the dramatic events and violent conflicts that shaped the destiny of our legendary West From the Paperback editio I enjoyed the author’s trait of beginning his books at the start of time and develops his story and characters as time advances