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Historian Robert Morgan

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Friday, November 11, 2011 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
40206 Louisville

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Friday, November 11th at 7 PM, Carmichael's will host an event with historian Robert Morgan, for his latest book Lions of the West. Thomas Jefferson, a naturalist and visionary, dreamed that the U.S. would stretch across the continent. The account of how that dream became reality unfolds in the stories of Jefferson and nine other Americans whose adventurous spirits and lust for land pushed the westward boundaries.


Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565126268
Availability: Backordered
Published: Shannon Ravenel Books - October 18th, 2011

From Thomas Jefferson's birth in 1743 to the California Gold Rush in 1849, America's westward expansion comes to life in the hands of a writer fascinated by the way individual lives link up, illuminate one another, and collectively impact history.

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Boone: A Biography Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565126152
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 23rd, 2008

The story of Daniel Boone is the story of America--its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Bestselling, critically acclaimed author Robert Morgan reveals the complex character of a frontiersman whose heroic life was far stranger and more fascinating than the myths that surround him.

The Strange Attractor: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807129524
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Published: Louisiana State University Press - April 1st, 2004

The unfading poetic brilliance of Robert Morgan shines through these ninety-three pieces spanning thirty-five years. Celebrated for his recent fiction, Morgan makes obvious in this volume he was first, and remains foremost, a word-smith of poetic sensibilities - a craftsman of taut, forceful imagery, alert with wonder to the mystery of what lies in plain sight.

Brave Enemies: A Novel of the American Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565125780
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Published: Shannon Ravenel Books - October 1st, 2007

As the War for Independence wore on into the 1780s, unrest ruled the Carolinas. Settlers who had cleared the land after the Cherokees withdrew were being mustered for battle as British forces pillaged their hard-won farms. Robert Morgan's stunning novel tells a story of two people caught in the chaos raging in the wilderness.

Gap Creek Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565122963
Availability: Backordered
Published: Shannon Ravenel Books - January 17th, 2000

A New York Times Bestseller & Oprah's Book Club Pick

Terroir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143120193
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Published: Penguin Books - September 27th, 2011

The first full-length collection in more than a decade from the award-winning poet and author of the bestselling novel Gap Creek.

Robert Morgan has won acclaim for sonorous poems rooted in his native Blue Ridge Mountains that feature taut, forceful, often haunting imagery and carefully chiseled phrases.