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Susquehanna Water Gap viewed from Millersburg Ferry landing, looking south. Author photo.

American Tapestry
Portrait of a 'Middling' Family

Unfolding in Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Missouri, and Mexico, and spanning the years between 1746 and 1934, American Tapestry is a ride through American history in the company of a family of local community leaders. The family exemplifies the type of ‘middling’ people who served on our foundational democratic institutions. Imperfect though they were, each of the identified family members responded to the challenges of the time, challenges that embody the universal experience of the human condition.

American Tapestry also explores aspects of Native American history—with a focus on the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people.

Sherman skillfully weaves together stories of American history, family history and Native American history.

You can find excerpts from American Tapestry here or you can click on the drop-down menu at the top of the page.

I have a limited number of signed copies that you can purchase at my shop.
You can buy American Tapestry at the following online retailers.

Barnes &

Wholesale purchases are through Ingram Content Group


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