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Harvard Yard William Martin

Harvard Yard By William Martin

Harvard Yard by William Martin

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Harvard historian Peter Fallon teams up with a other characters from Back Bay to investigate a university legend about a priceless original Shakespeare manuscript that may have survived the Harvard Hall fire of 1764. Reprint.

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Harvard Yard by William Martin

There are many Harvard legends. One of the oldest is that John Harvard's parents were brought together by none other than William Shakespeare, who then gave them a gift of an original manuscript upon the birth of their son. Now Peter Fallon, the Harvard historian introduced in BACK BAY teams with other memorable characters from that novel and sets out to find those priceless pages that were thought to have been lost in the Harvard Hall Fire of 1764. Mixing fact and fiction, blending the past and present, this riveting treasure hunt unveils the story of Harvard as it grows from a one-room school house to America's most famous university.

About William Martin

William Martin is the New York Times bestselling author of ten novels, an award-winning PBS documentary, and a cult classic horror movie, too. His first novel, Back Bay, introduced treasure hunting hero Peter Fallon, who has now appeared in five novels, and spent fourteen weeks on the Times list. SInce then Martin has been telling stories of the great and the anonymous in American history, from the Pilgrims to 9/11. His novels, including Cape Cod, Annapolis, City of Dreams, and The Lincoln Letter, have established him as "a storyteller whose smootness equals his ambition" (Publisher's Weekly). He lives near Boston with his wife and has three grown children. In 2005, he was the recipient of the prestigious New England Book Award, given to "an author whose body of work stands as a significant contribution to the culture of the region."

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Harvard Yard by William Martin
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown & Company
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