Posts tagged David Hackett Fischer
Champlain's Dream

In this sweeping, enthralling biography, acclaimed historian David Hackett Fischer brings to life the remarkable Samuel de Champlain—soldier, spy, master mariner, explorer, cartographer, artist, and Father of New France. Champlain was a brilliant navigator. He went to sea as a boy and over time acquired the skills that allowed him to make twenty-seven Atlantic crossings without losing a ship. This superb biography, the first in decades, is as dramatic and exciting as the life it portrays.

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