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November 23, 2012 | History

The prairie: a tale 93 editions

Cover of: The prairie by James Fenimore Cooper
About the Book

Deep in the heart of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase, five hundred miles beyond the Mississippi River, a group of travelers in the year 1805 pushes yet farther westward over the prairie. Called "squatters" and equipped with covered wagons, livestock, farming implements, and household furnishings, they give every appearance of being ordinary settlers except for the fact they have bypassed the fertile river bottoms for the less productive Great Plains. This group is comprised of the rough, semiliterate Ishmael and Esther Bush, now in their fifties; their numerous children, including seven grown sons; Esther's brother, Abiram White; Ellen Wade, a niece, whose bearing bespeaks a more refined background; and Dr. Obed Bat, an eccentric naturalist. In search of a camping place for the night, they are suddenly confronted by a colossal figure who momentarily fills them with superstitious awe. It is Natty Bumppo, whose form, greatly magnified by an optical illusion, is outlined against the setting sun on the horizon. Once a hunter and scout but now reduced in his old age to trapping, Natty is almost as startled as the newcomers by the encounter. It has been months since the octogenarIan has seen white people so far beyond the settlements. He leads the Bush party to a campsite which will provide for their basic needs: water, fuel, and fodder for the animals.

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1854, Stringer & Townsend
The prairie
in English
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1900, Current Literature Pub. Co.
The prairie
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1969
The Prairie
in English
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2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
The Prairie
E-book in English
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1987, Penguin
The prairie
in English
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1964, New American Library
The prairie
in English
Cover of: The Prairie (Large Print)
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Prairie (Large Print)
Paperback in English
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1876, Houghton
The prairie
in English
Cover of: The Prairie (Dodo Press)
September 28, 2007, Dodo Press
The Prairie (Dodo Press)
Paperback in English
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1950, Holt, Rinehart andWinston
The prairie
in English
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1963, Doubleday
The Prairie.
in English
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May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie
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1954, Dodd, Mead
The prairie.
in English
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1954, Dodd, Mead
The prairie
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1883, G. Routledge
The prairie
in English
Cover of: The Prairie [EasyRead Comfort Edition]
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Prairie [EasyRead Comfort Edition]
Paperback in English
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1985, State University of New York Press
The prairie
in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1912, G. P. Putnam's sons
The prairie
in English
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1954, Dodd, Mead
The prairie.
in English
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1980, New American Library
The prairie
in English
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1940, Limited Editions Club
The prairie
in English
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1929, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd., E.P. Dutton & co., inc.
The prairie
in English
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January 30, 2006, IndyPublish.com
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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October 15, 2007, Cosimo Classics
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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November 3, 2006, Hard Press
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1832, H. Colburn and R. Bentley, [etc. etc.]
The prairie
in English - Rev., cor., and illus. with a new introduction, notes, etc. by the author.
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Publish date unknown, Routledge
The prairie
in English
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1884, Routledge
The prairie
in English
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1827, Hector Bossange
The prairie
in English
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January 1985, Airmont Pub Co
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1827, Carey, Lea & Carey
The prairie
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November 2003, IndyPublish.com
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1900, Macmillan
The prairie
in English
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1880, J.W. Lovell
The prairie
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December 1995, Blackstone Audiobooks
The Prairie
Audio cassette in English
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1950, Rinehard & Co Inc
The Prairie
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1889, W.L. Allison
The prairie
in English
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March 1985, State Univ of New York Pr
The Prairie
Hardcover in English
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July 25, 2000, Adamant Media Corporation
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1890, Burt
The prairie
in English
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1950, Rinehard & Co Inc
The Prairie
Paperback
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1896, Crowell
The prairie
in English
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July 1, 1970, Signet Classics
The Prairie
Paperback
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1827, Carey, Lea, & Carey
The prairie.
in English
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November 2003, IndyPublish.com
The Prairie
Hardcover in English
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July 1, 1970, Signet Classics
The Prairie
Paperback
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May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie
Paperback
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1893, G.P. Putnam's Sons, the Knickerbocker Press
The prairie
in English - Leather-stocking ed.
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May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie
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1832, H. Colburn and R. Bentley, Bell and Bradfute
The prairie
- Rev., corr., and illustrated with a new introd., notes, etc. by the author. --
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May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie (Signet Classics)
Paperback
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January 1, 1950, Rinehart Company Inc
The Prairie
Paperback
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October 2006, North Books
The Prairie
Hardcover in English - Largeprint edition
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1968, Easton Press
The prairie
in English
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January 1990, Reprint Services Corporation
The Prairie
Library binding in English
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October 2006, North Books
The Prairie
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The Prairie (Signet Classics)
May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie (Signet Classics)
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1800, Printed by Richard Edward King
[The prairie].
in English
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1856, Stringer & Townsend
The Prairie
in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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Publish date unknown, Ward Lock
The Prairie.
in English
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August 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1836, R. Bentley
The prairie
Microform in English - Rev., corr., and illus. with a new introduction, notes, etc. / by the author
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1950, Rinehart
The prairie
in English
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February 28, 2005, IndyPublish.com
The Prairie
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The Prairie (Signet Classics)
May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie (Signet Classics)
Paperback in English
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1940, Printed for the members of the Limited editions club
The prairie
in English
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1954, Dodd.Mead
The prairie
in English
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1833, Carey, Lea & Carey
The prairie
Microform in English
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1898, Houghton, Mifflin and Company
The prairie
in English
Cover of: The Prairie [EasyRead Large Edition]
October 1, 2006, ReadHowYouWant.com
The Prairie [EasyRead Large Edition]
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Prairie (Signet Classics)
May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie (Signet Classics)
Paperback
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1954, Dodd, Mead
The prairie
in English
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February 24, 2000, Oxford University Press, USA
The Prairie
in English
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1827, Henry Colburn
The prairie
in English
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1900, Rand, McNally & company
The prairie
in English
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1827, Henry Colburn
The prairie
Microform in English
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August 29, 2007, BiblioBazaar
The Prairie (Large Print Edition)
Paperback in English
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1954, Dodd, Mead, and Co.
The prairie
in English
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May 1, 1964, Signet Classics
The Prairie
Cover of: The prairie
1856, Stringer and Townsend
The prairie
- New ed.
Cover of: The Prairie (Oxford World's Classics)
November 19, 1992, Oxford University Press, USA
The Prairie (Oxford World's Classics)
in English
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1859, W.A. Townsend
The prairie
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1980, New American Library, New English Library
The prairie
in English - [New ed.]
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March 1985, State University of New York Press
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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1940, Limited Editions Club
The prairie
in English
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November 8, 2007, Book Jungle
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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September 1, 2007, Wildside Press
The Prairie
Paperback in English
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September 1, 2007, Wildside Press
The Prairie
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Prerii︠a︡
1986, Izd-vo T︠s︡k Lksmu Molodʹ
Prerii︠a︡
in Russian
Cover of: La prairie
1964, Éditions Rencontre
La prairie
in French
Cover of: Die Steppe
1839, J.D. Sauerländer
Die Steppe
- Neue Ausg.

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November 23, 2012 Edited by Anand Chitipothu Reverted spam
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February 22, 2011 Edited by 76.212.5.42 Added new cover
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