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River and empty sea

Louis Charles Vaczek

River and empty sea

a novel.

by Louis Charles Vaczek

  • 400 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.V12 Ri, PS3572.A334 Ri
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 372 p.
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6069947M
      LC Control Number50008506
      OCLC/WorldCa1736405

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A powerful historical novel of exceptional sweep and depth. Paul Denys returned to his family in the rude Quebec ofdeeply regretting the courtly life of Paris and Chantilly he has just left.

A gifted, restless man of driving spirit he meets as a personal challenge the task of mastering colonial policy and politics and then the heroic assignment of conquering the wilderness he scorns as.

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Congo - The Congo River flows 2, miles through several countries in Africa. Louis Vaczek, a novelist and editor, died of leukemia in New York on Sept. He was 69 years old. Vaczek, who was the author of the novels ''River and Empty Sea,'' ''The Golden Calf'' and.

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