A Promising Life

A Promising Life

Coming of Age With America : A Novel

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All his life Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, son of Sacagawea and a French fur-trapper, has lived in two worlds: the Westernized world of his godfather, William Clark, and the frontier world beyond St. Louis--but he is troubled by the way Americans mistreat tribes like the Osage, Arikara, and Mandan, and as a man of mixed ancestry, he must ultimately choose which of the two heritages is more important to him.
Publisher: ©2017
New York, NY :, Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780439314459
0439314453
Characteristics: v, 296 pages ; 22 cm
Summary: All his life Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, son of Sacagawea and a French fur-trapper, has lived in two worlds: the Westernized world of his godfather, William Clark, and the frontier world beyond St. Louis--but he is troubled by the way Americans mistreat tribes like the Osage, Arikara, and Mandan, and as a man of mixed ancestry, he must ultimately choose which of the two heritages is more important to him.

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