James Fenimore Cooper was a popular American writer in 19th century. He was best known for his historical romances. Before his writer career, he served in the U.S. Navy as a Midshipman, which greatly influenced many of his novels and other writings.
"The Prairie" is the third and final installment novel by James Fenimore Cooper featuring Natty Bumppo. In this story Natty is depicted in the final year of his life still proving helpful in distress on the American frontier. The novel gained the biggest popularity and later was adapted into a film. Get acquainted with the best historic novel by James Cooper.