Caleb’s Crossing

By Geraldine Brooks. Publisher: Viking


Pulitzer Prize winner Brooks incisively imagines the life of Caleb Cheeshahteaumauk, the first Native American to graduate from Harvard, as seen through the eyes of Bethia Mayfield, a preacher’s daughter.




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The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
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