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The Codfish Musket

The Codfish Musket

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  • Page : 390 pages

Set in the early nineteenth century, the action in The Codfish Musket ranges from Boston and Washington to the western frontier, in a tale of gun theft and trading.

Author Agnes Danforth Hewes

The Codfish Musket Reviews (8)

  • Really 3.5 3.75 so rounding up This historical novel takes place in the late childhood and early manhood of one Dan Boit of Boston and is divided in 3 sections Boston, Washington, Frontier Dan is an orphan dad killed during Revolution living with his grandfather who seems quite young given his excit [..]

  • I struggled through this one and really had trouble staying focused on what was happening The main culprits are my lack of interest in the arms trade in the 18th century United States and the dated and therefore dull writing In all, demonstrably not my favorite Newbery Honor Book. [..]

  • I barely made it through this one If possible, the first 100 pages are 110% exposition There isn t a lot of character development, and the only action of any sort happens in the final 30 pages Even within the realm of 1930 s Newberry books this was a dud There is some language that is currently raci [..]

  • Started off slow but finished well The book got especially exciting in Part III Also, after some fact checking, this book is historically quite accurate as to the situation in Louisiana around the time of the Louisiana Purchase as well as to the life of John Ledyard.Altogether, I was quite impressed [..]

  • The story moves along slowly taking place in 3 locations Boston, Washington D.C and the frontier It starts off about moving muskets, then adds in a letter the hero is to deliver to the Lewis and Clark expedition from President Jefferson.Newbery Honor 1937 [..]

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