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The Chesapeake House: Architectural Investigation by Colonial Williamsburg
The University of North Carolina Press
For more than thirty years, the architectural research department at Colonial Williamsburg has engaged in comprehensive study of early buildings, landscapes, and social history in the Chesapeake region. Its painstaking work has transformed our understanding of building practices in the colonial and early national periods and thereby greatly enriched the experience of visiting historic sites. In this beautifully illustrated volume, a team of ...
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15: Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, inspired by Fort McHenry's defense after the burning of Washington, DC, during the War of 1812, reminds Americans of a time when the United States faced a very real foreign invasion. Arising out of a series of bitter commercial and naval disputes, and having as much to do with perceived slights to national pride as any pressing cause, the War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides ...
Inner Harbor (The Chesapeake Bay Saga, Book 3)
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the final novel in the captivating trilogy of three brothers who have come together in a time of need. They honored their father's wish to raise young Seth as their own. And with all of the brothers home again, the Quinn family has never been so strong. But in the months to come, their strength is tested — once again... Phillip Quinn had done everything to make his life seem ...
Chesapeake Blue: Book Four of the Chesapeake Bay Saga
Welcome to Nora Roberts’ captivating saga about the lives and loves of four brothers on the windswept shores of the Chesapeake Bay Chesapeake Blue is the fourth novel in a stunning quartet about four men bound by the love of the extraordinary couple who took them in and raised them as brothers. Now, Seth Quinn is finally home It’s been a long journey. After a harrowing boyhood with his drug-addicted mother, Seth had been taken in ...
A Chesapeake Shores Christmas (A Chesapeake Shores Novel)
After years apart, Mick and Megan O'Brien are finally ready to make it official…again. Most of their grown children couldn't be happier about their rekindled love and impending marriage this holiday season. Only Connor is a holdout. Driven to become a divorce attorney after what he views as his mother's abandonment of their family, Connor's not about to give his blessing to this reunion romance. The last thing Megan wants to do is hurt her ...
Nora Roberts Chesapeake Bay Saga 1-4 (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Rising Tides (The Chesapeake Bay Saga, Book 2)
New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the second novel in the dramatic trilogy of three men who return home to honor their father's last wish—to care for Seth, a troubled boy in need of a family. Coming home has taught the brothers more than they ever dreamed about the meaning of family and responsibility. Now it is time to learn the meaning of acceptance and love... Of the three brothers, it was Ethan who shared his ...
Sea Swept (Chesapeake Bay, Book 1)
New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first novel in a stunning new trilogy of three men bound by the love of the extraordinary couple who took them in and raised them as brothers. Now grown and living on their own, the Quinn brothers must return to the family home on the Maryland shore, to honor their father's last request. A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveled the world spending his winnings on champagne ...
Chesapeake [First Edition]
James A. Michener
NY: Random House.
Once again James A. Michener brings history to life with this 400-year saga of America's great bay and its Eastern Shore. Following Edmund Steed and his remarkable family, who parallel the settling and forming of the nation, CHESAPEAKE sweeps readers from the unspoiled world of the Native Americans to the voyages of Captain John Smith, the Revolutionary War, and right up to modern times.
Chesapeake: A Novel
James A. Michener
Dial Press Trade Paperback
In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America’s Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape religious persecution in England. After joining Captain John Smith on a harrowing journey across the Atlantic, Steed makes a life for himself in the New World, establishing a remarkable dynasty ...
Chesapeake Bay: Nature of the Estuary: A Field Guide
Christopher P. White
This book has become the definitive field guide to the Chesapeake. Flora and fauna descriptions are arranged according to the Bay's nine major habitats-from freshwater wetlands to saltwater marshes. The most important field marks of more than 500 species are shown in 350 superb pen-and-ink drawings, which make this benchmark work as beautiful as it is useful. 1989. 212 pp.Illustrations. Maps. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. 6 × 9. Paper.
Chesapeake (Bay) Waters: Four Centuries of Controversy, Concern, and Legislation
Jay G., Jr. Merwin
Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay
William W. Warner
Back Bay Books
William Warner exhibits his skill as a naturalist and as a writer in this Pulitzer Prize-winning study of the pugnacious Atlantic blue crab and of its Chesapeake Bay territory. Penguin Nature Library.
Tales of the Chesapeake
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers 2014 Wall Calendar
Willow Creek Press
Willow Creek Calendars
The Chesapeake Bay Retrievers 2014 Wall Calendar is a great addition to any home or office, for writing down those important dates. The Chesapeake Bay Retrievers 2014 Wall Calendar makes a great gift.
The Chesapeake Series: Sea Swept / Rising Tides / Inner Harbor / Chesapeake Blue
Berkley Pub Group
Chesapeake: The Aerial Photography of Cameron Davidson
University of Virginia Press
Nearly 10,000 years ago, rising sea levels filled a meteor-impact crater to form the Chesapeake Bay, North America’s largest estuary, and the third largest in the world. The long tendrils of its watershed cover 64,000 square miles and span six states from Virginia to New York. Seventeen million people live within its boundaries. There are more than 100,000 streams, creeks, and rivers in the watershed, including 150 major rivers, with names ...
At the River's Edge: The Chesapeake Diaries
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Mariah Stewart returns to her beloved Chesapeake Diaries with this charming novel of small-town romance—perfect for fans of Barbara Freethy, Robyn Carr, and Susan Mallery. After taking stock of her life, Sophie Enright has decided it’s time for a break. Between a law career that’s become criminally dull and a two-timing boyfriend she’s done with once and for all, Sophie desperately needs some time to think ...
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers (Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals)
DVM Dan Rice
Barron's Educational Series
These hardy and energetic working bird dogs are generally good-natured companions and children's pets. This volume is filled with handsome, full-color photos, instructive line art, and easy-to-read tables and charts. It provides information on all aspects of pet care for new and prospective pet owners.
Chesapeake Bay Blues: Science, Politics, and the Struggle to Save the Bay (American Political Challenges)
Howard R. Ernst
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
The Chesapeake Bay restoration effort has been touted as the nation's premier environmental restoration program. Yet the Bay and the living systems it supports remain in dismally poor condition, with fisheries in decline and drinking water in danger. This book addresses the Chesapeake Bay as a political problem and reveals how the political process has worked against the interests of science, the public, and environmental advocates all at once. ...
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