Chesapeake: A Novel Summary
James A. Michener

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Chesapeake: A Novel Overview

The novel Chesapeake by James A. Michener tells the story of 395 years of changes in the environment, transportation modes, and religious attitudes of the people of the Choptank region of Chesapeake Bay. The novel is a work of historical fiction beginning in 1583 with the Native Americans and culminating in 1978 with the impact of the Watergate scandal on the community. Themes in the novel include the impact of humans on the environment, religious persecution, and abuse of religion.

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