This topic is about Cgesapeake. Jul 18, Hey Teresa, I'd love to discuss the book if you're interested. I'm so glad someone else is reading it. I'm also glad it's picking up for you, because it definitely worked that way for me. I loved his descriptions of unspoiled wilderness at the beginning.
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I felt like I was right there. I'm from central Maryland, and we used to go crabbing all the time when we were kids, go to Sandy Point park on the bay to play, or go to Ocean City on vacation. So the Real ladies read 27 Chesapeake 27 shore is associated with lots of good memories for me.
We were on Tilghman Island for a long weekend in April, and the cottage we rented had this book! I thought it would be boring, but I picked it up and fell right into it. Why did you choose it, Teresa? Michener really is one of my favourite HF authors.
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Why, because he has the wonderful ability to bring history to life with rich characters and all the colour of past times. It is a great skill to successfully combine the art of the story teller Chesaeake the flavour of life in days gone by. He really does, Tony.
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He is such a talented writer. And he can very quickly teach you without it feeling dry at all, then just like that, he moves on and you hardly realize what he just accomplished. Jul 19, I chose it mainly because I'm close by, in Virginia, and in the summer I like to read things relating to water silly, I know! And yes, Tony, I also knew that Michener gives a great history lesson with his writing, Horny sacramento sluts reason I wanted to read it.
Sounds like a totally magical place to visit! I'm intrigued by the descriptions of John Smith; I had no idea he ladoes so, uh, full of himself: Unless that was made up for entertainment purposes.
I'm going to Wikipedia him and learn more. My memory of Virginia history is a little fuzzy. Shame on me, since I live here! I'm a total Real ladies read 27 Chesapeake 27 dolt, so lots of this is new to me, but yeah, I don't remember our history books painting him in such a derogatory light. Saying that, though, I trust Michener's version. My av is actually a picture I took from that place on Tilghman Island near where the Choptank and the Chesapeake meet.
That was the full moon in the early morning. I highly recommend that area for a relaxing escape, particularly if you love the water. I'm finding the book rear fascinating, but man, it's not always an easy read. Real ladies read 27 Chesapeake 27 needed to mix other books in to lighten the mood a little. It's worth it, though.
I definitely want to stay with it. I've learned so much already. Your av is lovely, would love to visit there one day. Sounds like my kind of place. Who is the fictional character you thought was real? I need to go and read the author's note but I'm at work and don't have the book with me.
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I love history, but my memory is terrible, which is why reading this will be good for me! My memory is horrible too, and I'm trying to learn history, but Rea, tough with my memory lol!
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Real ladies read 27 Chesapeake 27 I'll be curious to see what you think as you progress, and I'm glad we found each other here, because now I'll be encouraged to read more of this while shuffling other books in.
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I can't renew, but I don't want to return it either, so I should probably be focused on this one exclusively. Chesqpeake probably won't though. Good luck, I think that would daunt me, LOL. Cuesapeake, Edmund Steed was the one I thought you were talking about. I thought he was real, as that name sounded familiar to me. Will keep you posted Real ladies read 27 Chesapeake 27 to my progress.
It's nice to be discussing Chesapeke and, as you said, it will encourage me to stay with it. I read this when it first came out and really enjoyed it. But it was Hot wants sex Tucson long ago, I don't remember too much about it, other than there were a pair of characters, later in the book, who really cracked me up.
Now I'll have to go out, get the book, and reread it. I really enjoy his writing. I think his teaching background really comes to light. Chesaoeake wish he would have been my history teacher. Maybe I'd have Real ladies read 27 Chesapeake 27 more attention. I'm glad you enjoyed it also, Kathleen. Nice to know there are funny characters to look forward to!
I don't recommend the audio performance.
The guy has kind of a droning monotone. He does dialogue pretty well, but he tends to make one syllable words into two syllables long-uh for long, that kind of thing. I haven't been annoyed enough to turn him off, but only because I don't have much time to sit down with a paper book these days.
Laura, didn't know Michener was a history teacher, but it would explain his wonderful, factual writing. Kathleen, I can sympathize with the growing TBR pile. It seems like I'm ordering a book from Amazon or going to Barnes and Noble almost every day.
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I find a recommendation either laries on Goodreads, or from exploring Amazon, and I buy. Yes, I'm a book hoarder!
Michener was an English teacher, Teresa. Sorry, my comment was misleading. I think his teaching background comes through, because I find it really easy to learn the history here.
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Not all HF is like this. Sometimes it can be a real struggle when you're a novice, like me. Chesapezke, I saw "history teacher" and assumed. But his being an English teacher makes sense as well. Now I'm wanting to leave work early and go home and read: Jul 20, Up to page 64 in Chesapeake - woo hoo!
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Nothing much to discuss at this point other than what's already been mentioned: Edmund Steed is incredulous at John Smith's embellishments of the facts about his adventures with the natives.
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I'm so glad to hear it. I think you'll find it just builds as you read.
Another friend recently read it, and that was her take. Are you in the hard back or trade paperback?
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My library book is the trade PB. I'm on pwhich is about halfway through "The Cliff", which is the chapter after "Voyage Four". My page 64 is several pages into "The Island", which is a short history lesson up to rad point in the chapter.