The Spy

By: James Fenimore Cooper
Published By: Double9 Books
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James Fenimore Cooper is an American author best known for his work The Spy: a Tale of the Neutral Ground. The story takes place during the American Revolution and was partially inspired by a close family friend named John Jay. The action takes place in "The Locusts," a Colonial-style residence in Scarsdale, New York, built in 1787 by Major William Popham, an officer who served on the staffs of generals George Clinton and George Washington and who also served as the 7th President-General of the Society of Cincinnati. The residence is situated in a neutral zone that serves as a buffer between the British and Continental soldiers in the story. Later in the narrative, a party of colonial soldiers investigate Birch, a peddler, before moving on to The Locusts. Later in the story, a troop of colonial soldiers investigate Birch, a peddler, before moving on to The Locusts. Later, despite being a true patriot, Birch is suspected of being a British spy. Read The Spy: a Tale of the Neutral Ground by James Fenimore Cooper to know all the secrets of the book.

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James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper was born on September 15, 1789 was an American author. He wrote authentic romantic stories portraying colonist and Native characters from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. His most popular work is The Last of the Mohicans, often regarded as a masterpiece. James Fenimore Cooper was the 11th offspring of William Cooper and Elizabeth (Fenimore) Cooper. He wedded Susan Augusta de Lancey at Mamaroneck, Westchester Area, New York on January 1, 1811. The Coopers had seven children, but only five of them live to adulthood. The Last of the Mohicans (1826) was written in New York City where Cooper and his family resided. It became one of the most read American books of the nineteenth century. The series includes the racial friendship of Natty Bumppo with the Delaware Indians. In 1826, Cooper moved his family to Europe to acquire more income from his books. He became friends with painters Samuel Morse and Gilbert du Motier and Marquis de Lafayette. In 1832, he entered the list as a political writer in a series of letters to Le National. In 1833, Cooper got back to the US and distributed "A Letter to My Countrymen" where he gave his criticism of different social and political mores. He died on September 14, 1851, the day preceding his 62nd birthday. He was buried in the Christ Episcopal Churchyard, where his dad, William Cooper, was buried. Cooper's wife Susan could live by a couple of months and was buried by his side at Cooperstown.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 376 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357483527
  • ISBN-13: 9789357483520
  • Item Weight: 451.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 20.7 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General