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The Travels Of Jaimie McPheeters

by Robert Lewis Taylor

The Travels Of Jaimie McPheeters is the lively story of a 13-year-old boy’s adventures on a journey across America in 1849. This million-copy selling classic details the journey of Jaimie and his father from Kentucky to gold-rush California.

Winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

About Robert Lewis Taylor

Robert Lewis Taylor (September 24, 1912 – September 30, 1998) was an American author and winner of the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Taylor's 1958 novel The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, about a fourteen-year-old and his father in the California Gold Rush, won the Pulitzer Prize and was purchased for a film, but eventually became a television series instead. A Journey to Matecumbe was adapted in 1976 as the Disney movie Treasure of Matecumbe. His novel Professor Fodorski served as the basis for the 1962 musical All American.


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