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Blaise Cendrars was always fascinated with the life and adventures of John Augustus Sutter, traveller, cheater, crook, entrepreneur, pioneer Having read his allegedly fictionalised account of his years in North America, one is not surprised Sutter fled Switzerland to escape creditors leaving wife and kids behind and ended up in New York From there he worked his way through Missouri and decided to venture to the West, at a time when only few intrepid travellers had risked life and limb through Blaise Cendrars was always fascinated with the life and adventures of John Augustus Sutter, traveller, cheater, crook, entrepreneur, pioneer Having read his allegedly fictionalised a Cendrars demo era If you, like just about every reasonably attentive person in the world, are a bit uneasy about things like Columbus Day and American History this breezy and vigorous read might interest you It is impossible for me to read Cendrars without thinking up an Abel Gance film in my head and that s a great thing because life is better when you have an Abel Gance film in your head Cendrars is a skilled observer of lives led to the fullest and like all his works the possibilit Cendrars demo era If you, like just about every reasonably attentive person in the world, are a bit uneasy about things like Columbus Day and American History this breezy and vigorous read might interest you It is impossible for me to read Cendrars without thinking up an Abel Gance film in my head and that s a great thing because life is better when you have an Abel Gance film in your head Cendrars is a skilled observer of lives led to the fullest and like all his works the possibilities of human achievement are the central concern here Not a wasted word here this is a succinct but not curt biography of John Sutter, a Swiss Leave It To A French Poet To Demythologize John Sutter, A Swiss Thief And Swindler Who Fled His Native Country One Step Ahead Of The Bill Collectors Sutter Went First To New York, Then Missouri, And Finally Ended Up In California, Where He Set Up A Trading Post And Fort And, Not Coincidentally, Something Of A Protection Racket For Other Settlers When A Carpenter Building A Mill On Sutter S Property Found Gold, He Opened Up The Swiss Entrepreneur S Private Domain To Hundreds And Thousands Of Newcomers, A Migration That Changed The Course Of American History Sutter Died In 1880 In Washington, D.C., Where He Had Gone To Complain To Congress That His Empire Had Been Stripped Away From Him Without Due Process This Is An Altogether Fascinating Reconstruction Of His Strange And Star Crossed LifeGregory MacNamee Cendrars is evenmarvellous than Sutter, so check out his novels. Just re read this and love the story Means a lotnow that I know the area a lot better.I d love to read an annotated version of this book, detailed withhistory, images, references, etc. L histoire tragique et magnifique du g n ral suter, b tisseur de la californie ruin par la d couvert d Or sur son territoire Malheureusement le grand cart tent par Cendrars d oit voulant rester factuel, l histoire est Le jeune Blaise Cendrars fut subjugu par l histoire de Johann Suter, un suisse allemand qui trouva fortune en Am rique au milieu du XIXe si cle avant de finir sans le sou Devenu riche millions en quelques ann es, propri taire d un immense domaine foncier, il fut compl tement ruin par la d couverte sur ses terres des premiers gisements d or californien qui allaient d clencher la ru e vers l or Un destin certes tragique mais avec d nu d pique ou de fantastique Tout dans ce portrait sue l Le jeune Blaise Cendrars fut subjugu par l histoir Die Geschichte des Kaisers von Kalifornien Schn rkellos erz hlt Faszinierend. Like Dan Yack, this was a madcap tale, although far less over the top Frenchy like a Decemberists song, andabout the tragically funny fate of noted accidental American legend John Sutter who curses out what gold does to a man, Treasure of the Sierra Madre style Of course, it s a wildly fictionalized picaresque, but you ll likely enjoy it in the same way you enjoyed if you did Mason Dixon, The Public Burning, or any other thoroughly overboard, comic exploitation of historical perso Like Dan Yack, this was a madcap tale, although far less over the top Frenchy like a Decemberists song, andabout the tragically funny fate of noted accidental American legend John Sutter who curses out what gold does to a man, Treasure of the Sierra Madre style Of course, it s a wildly fictionalized picaresque, but you ll likely enjoy it in the same way you enjoyed if you did Mason Dixon, The Public Burning, or an view spoiler hide spoiler