This is a very interesting book. This author did loads of research and fact-finding, so props for that.
The way it's written, he goes through (chronologically) what foreigners landed where and when, and tries to travel along their routes, interviewing people in the region along the way.
The history is interesting- can be a little tedious to read through, can also be very gruesome to think about. Some of his facts I disagree with regarding Native Americans, but the man did his research and he's only human.
The most interesting parts of the book were his interactions with the "locals" along his travels. Very interesting stories and points of views.
It is worth the read if you're interested in learning more about our countries history, and the travels of a Jewish author through America's past traveling in modern times....Continua