Painter in a Savage Land and The Island of Lost Maps

Miles Harvey ’08

Random House; First Edition

  • 2008 |
  • ALUMNI |
  • BOOK |
  • knight-wallace |

In his latest book, Miles Harvey tells the story of Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, the first European artist to journey to what is now the continental United States with the express purpose of recording its wonders in pencil and paint. “Painter in a Savage Land” received a 2008 Editors’ Choice award from Booklist and a best-books citation from The Chicago Tribune.

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