Fawcett Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780449211588, 1024pp.
Publication Date: April 1986
Praise for "Chesapeake"
Another of James Michener's great mines of narrative, character and lore. "The Wall Street Journal"
A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . an emotionally and intellectually appealing book. "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution"
Michener's most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope. "The Philadelphia Inquirer"
Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that are enthusiastically passed from friend to friend. Associated Press.
Decorated with America's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Mr. Michener served on the Advisory Council to NASA, held honorary doctorates in five fields from thirty leading universities, and received an award from the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities for his continuing commitment to art in America. James A. Michener died on October 16, 1997.
“Another of James Michener’s great mines of narrative, character and lore.”—The Wall Street Journal
“[A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . An emotionally and intellectually appealing book.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“Michener’s most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
“Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that is enthusiastically passed from friend to friend.”—Associated Press