La Salle by Anka Muhlstein
Explorer of the North American Frontier

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The first biography of the great French explorer in twenty-five years focuses on his resolve, curiosity, and courage, on his actual explorations from Quebec to Louisiana, and his role in the overall exploration of North America.
 

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The historian Anka Muhlstein was born in Paris, and has lived in New York for the past 30 years. She has published several historical works including the lives of the three 'Temporary Queens' of France, Catherine de Medici, Marie de Medici and Anne of Austria, who ruled as regents on behalf of their sons.
 
Published May 6, 1994 by Arcade Publishing. 244 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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Anka Muhlstein, known for her biographies of Queen Victoria and James Rothschild (not reviewed), here traces the life of Robert Cavalier de La Salle, early French explorer of the Great Lakes, the Mississippi, and Texas and founder of Louisiana.

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