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Walter D. Edmonds

Walter D. Edmonds was born in 1903 in New York state. His 1936 novel, Drums Along the Mohawk, was a bestseller for two years. His later works received major literary awards, including the National Book Award and the Newbery Medal. He died in 1998. 

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A VINTAGE MOVIE CLASSIC
Written by WALTER D. EDMONDS
Introduction by DIANA GABALDON

Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 02/03/2015

Price: $15.95

ISBN: 978-1-101-87267-3

The bestselling novel behind John Ford’s acclaimed film starring Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, and Edna May Oliver.
  
When newlyweds Gilbert and Lana Martin settle in the Mohawk Valley in 1776, they work tirelessly against the elements to build a new life. But even as they clear land and till soil to establish their farm, the shots of the Revolutionary War become a rallying cry for both the loyalists and the patriots. Soon, Gil and Lana see their neighbors choose sides against each other—as...

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Written by WALTER D. EDMONDS

Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages

Publisher: Puffin Books

On Sale: 11/23/1998

Price: $6.99

ISBN: 978-0-698-11680-1

A Newbery Medal Winner

In 1756, New York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy. His father had shown him how to use the huge matchlock gun, an old Spanish gun that was twice as long as he was, but would Edward be able to handle it if trouble actually came? This classic, first published in 1941, has...

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