The rising sun
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Now in paperback, Douglas Galbraith's The Rising Sun is an extraordinary tour de force of historical fiction in the tradition of Caleb Carr's The Alienist and David Liss's A Conspiracy of Paper. A widespread critical favorite in hardcover, it was hailed by Kirkus Reviews as one of the best novels of the past decade, and established its author as a major new talent. In 1698, five vessels led by the flagship Rising Sun embarked on a perilous voyage for the northern coast of what is now Panama, where passengers intended to found a colony at Darien. With them went the hopes and fortunes of the nation of Scotland, which sought to build an overseas empire so that it could at last compete on the world stage with its rival, England. The Rising Sun is the story of this mission and its tragic outcome, as recorded by the ship's superintendent of cargoes, Roderick Mackenzie. A young man of promise and ambition, Mackenzie is quickly caught up in the intrigues of his fellow colonists - rivalries that will prove overwhelming as nationalist optimism gives way to the brutal realities of their hardscrabble life and rain, mud slides, and disease assault the Scottish encampment.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)
Galbraith, D. (2001). The rising sun . Atlantic Monthly.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Galbraith, Douglas. 2001. The Rising Sun. New York: Atlantic Monthly.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Galbraith, Douglas. The Rising Sun New York: Atlantic Monthly, 2001.MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)
Galbraith, Douglas. The Rising Sun Atlantic Monthly, 2001.
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