Book cover of The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America by Matthew Pearlby Matthew Pearl

“A rousing tale of frontier daring and ingenuity, better than legend on every front.” — Pulitzer Prize–winning author Stacy Schiff

A Goodreads Most Anticipated Book

In his first work of narrative nonfiction, Matthew Pearl, bestselling author of acclaimed novel The Dante Club, explores the little-known true story of the kidnapping of legendary pioneer Daniel Boone’s daughter and the dramatic aftermath that rippled across the nation. 

Interview with the Author

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Matthew Pearl on the Kidnap and Rescue that Shaped America
10/7/21         39 min

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10/8/21         36 min

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Interview with author Matthew Pearl
10/11/21        35 min

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