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The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis

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Published by Unbridled Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American First Novelists,
  • American Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literature & Fiction / General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Meriwether Lewis; Lewis & Clark,
  • High school teachers,
  • History teachers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12335748M
ISBN 101932961410
ISBN 109781932961416

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Packed with strange characters and striking discoveries, The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis explores one of America’s most legendary adventures and surveys the emotional landscape of its sorry hero Absorbing, insightful and heartrending the mix of modern and 18th-century events is Author: Michael Pritchett. The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis by Michael Pritchett was a fascinating, engrossing book. I looked forward to reading this book so much as this summer my husband and I took a trip following a northwest route, some of it following the same route taken during Lewis and Clark's famous journey/5(6). The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis - Kindle edition by Pritchett, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis/5(9). The melancholy fate of Capt. Lewis: a novel of Lewis & Clark. [Michael Pritchett] -- Bill Lewis, a high-school teacher, writes about the life and tragic suicide of the great explorer, Meriwether Lewis, at the same time that he is dealing with depression and family and work issues in.

The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis Written by Michael Pritchett Review by Jeff Westerhoff This is a story about Meriwether Lewis, who embarked in on his famous expedition with William Clark. He died, presumably by suicide, a few years : Michael Pritchett.   Hard questions, these, but novelist Michael Pritchett doesn’t hesitate to raise them in his debut novel, The Melancholy Fate of Captain Lewis. Pritchett’s novel focuses on two main characters: Captain Meriwether Lewis, the real explorer of Lewis-and-Clark fame, and Bill Lewis, a fictional English professor trying to write a book about : Newpages.   The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis Bill Lewis is a high school history teacher with such a bad case of writer’s block that it is taking over his life. `The melancholy death of oyster boy & other stories' is a compilatory book of 23 poems written by director Tim Burton (Batman, Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow) All the poems are beautifully accompanied by original illustrations drawn by Burton, the perfect complement for the stories he tells throughout the by: 8.

  Even as he struggles to illuminate that strange and exuberant time and and falls under the spell of the elusively seductive persona of Capt. Lewis, Bill finds himself fighting his own personal /5(33).   “The Melancholy Fate” | An exploration of madness Originally published Novem at am Meriwether Lewis kills himself in the grim Author: Bob Simmons. The Melancholy Fate of Capt. Lewis.. [Michael Pritchett] -- While writing a biography of his famous namesake, Bill Lewis, a highschool history teacher, nearly loses himself in his attempts to understand one of the great untold stories in American history--the. Even as he struggles to illuminate that strange and exuberant time and and falls under the spell of the elusively seductive persona of Capt. Lewis, Bill finds himself fighting his own personal crisis, brought on by a clinical depression that threatens not only his book, but his job, his family, his year marriage, and his own survival past the age of