Blindspot

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Product Details

Price
$18.00
Publisher
Random House
Publish Date
Pages
544
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.04 X 1.17 inches | 0.84 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780385526203

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About the Author

Jane Kamensky, professor of American history and chair of the History Department at Brandeis, is the author of The Exchange Artist.

Jill Lepore is the Kemper Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker.

Reviews

"A lusty romance, a murder mystery and a bit of Americana, all rolled into one big, fat historical romp . . . Lepore and Kamensky have re-created a fascinating world and brought history hotly alive."--San Francisco Chronicle

"An erudite and entertaining re-creation of colonial America on the brink of the Revolution."--New York Times Book Review

"Both frisky and learned . . . a treat."--Washington Post

"A rip-roaring yarn, a real romp . . . It's fantastic--the romance novel of your dreams."--Newsday

"A droll, edifying novel . . . Not since John Barth . . . has anyone rendered colonial America in such exquisite satirical strokes. Blindspot succeeds as raw entertainment; better, it soars as cunning academic revisionism."--Chicago Tribune

"A very smart book . . . [Blindspot] captures Colonial America's wit and vulgarity, its sensibility, sensuality and snobbery."--San Diego Union-Tribune