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The Resource Clash of eagles : Book one of the Hesperian Trilogy, Alan Smale

Clash of eagles : Book one of the Hesperian Trilogy, Alan Smale

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Clash of eagles : Book one of the Hesperian Trilogy
Title
Clash of eagles
Title remainder
Book one of the Hesperian Trilogy
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Alan Smale
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Perfect for fans of military and historical fiction--including novels by such authors as Bernard Cornwell, Naomi Novik, and Harry Turtledove--this stunning work of alternate history imagines a world in which the Roman Empire has not fallen and the North American continent has just been discovered. In the year 1218 AD, transported by Norse longboats, a Roman legion crosses the great ocean, enters an endless wilderness, and faces a cataclysmic clash of warriors, worlds, and gods. Ever hungry for land and gold, the Emperor has sent Praetor Gaius Marcellinus and the 33rd Roman Legion into the newly discovered lands of North America. Marcellinus and his men expect easy victory over the native inhabitants, but on the shores of a vast river the Legion clashes with a unique civilization armed with weapons and strategies no Roman has ever imagined. Forced to watch his vaunted force massacred by a surprisingly tenacious enemy, Marcellinus is spared by his captors and kept alive for his military knowledge. As he recovers and learns more about these proud people, he can't help but be drawn into their society, forming an uneasy friendship with the denizens of the city-state of Cahokia. But threats--both Roman and Native--promise to assail his newfound kin, and Marcellinus will struggle to keep the peace while the rest of the continent surges toward certain conflict"--
  • "In a world where the Roman Empire never fell, a legion under the command of general Gaius Marcellinus invades the newly-discovered North American continent. But Marcellinus and his troops have woefully underestimated the fighting prowess of the Native American inhabitants. When Gaius is caught behind enemy lines and spared, he must reevaluate his allegiances and find a new place in this strange land"--
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General Gaius Marcellinus of the Roman Empire is shocked by the fighting skills shown by Native Americans when he commands the invasion of the newly-discovered North American continent
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10395617
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Smale, Alan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.M33
LC item number
C53 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Hesperian Trilogy
Series volume
Book one
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  • Generals
  • Indians of North America
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
  • FICTION / Alternative History
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
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book one of the Hesperian trilogy
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Clash of eagles : Book one of the Hesperian Trilogy, Alan Smale
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Control code
891324375
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
409 pages
Isbn
9780804177221
Lccn
2014034654
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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illustrations
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Clash of eagles : Book one of the Hesperian Trilogy, Alan Smale
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
891324375
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
409 pages
Isbn
9780804177221
Lccn
2014034654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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