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Snow Mountain Passage

By James D. Houston - Published 2001

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Biographical FictionEpic

Based on the Donner Party tragedy of 1846-47, Snow Mountain Passage tells of American emigration to California in the mid-1800s. Through “The ...Read Review

Into The Path Of Gods

By Kathleen Cunningham Guler - Published 1998

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EpicFantasy

The first of the Macsen’s Treasure Series begins in the year 459 A.D., following the exit of the Roman legions from Britain, ...Read Review

In The Shadow Of Dragons

By Kathleen Cunningham Guler - Published 2001

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EpicFantasy

Book 2 of Guler’s Macsen’s Treasure series, this novel brings the reader to 470 A.D. Having successfully helped strengthen Ambrosius’ High Kingship ...Read Review

Taiko: An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan

By (tr. William Scott Wilson; abridged) - By Eiji Yoshikawa - Published 2000

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Biographical FictionEpicMilitary

This book spans a period between 1536 and 1583, and is essentially the story (very well-known there) of Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s rise from street brat ...Read Review

The Angel and the Sword

By Cecelia Holland - Published 2000

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Biographical FictionEpic

The dark and bloody pathways and streets of ninth century France are the backdrop against which Holland retells the traditional French story of ...Read Review

Long Remember

By MacKinlay Kantor - Published 2000

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EpicMilitary

Long Remember was first published in 1934 and earned critical acclaim from reviewers in both prestigious and popular journals. The main character, Daniel Bale, ...Read Review

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

By Michael Chabon - Published 2000

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Epic

Everybody knows that jazz is America’s greatest contribution to the arts, or is it? Consider as a close contender: superhero comic books, ...Read Review

Mad Merlin

By Robert J. King - Published 2000

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EpicFantasy

In this dazzling addition to the ranks of Arthuriana (King’s first non-game based novel), Merlin is a fallen god bereft of believers ...Read Review

The Pillar of the Sky

By Cecelia Holland - Published 2000

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EpicSaga

Cecelia Holland is a highly versatile writer whose novels have settings ranging from science fiction and the American West to the Middle Ages ...Read Review

The Waters Between: A Novel of the Dawn Land (Hardscrabble Books)

By Joseph Bruchac - Published 1998

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EpicFantasySaga

The Waters Between is Joseph Bruchac’s third novel in the Dawn Land trilogy. Ten thousand years ago, the Abenaki Indians inhabited what ...Read Review