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Crazy Horse, the Strange Man of the Oglalas: A Biography

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Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the one at the Little Bighorn. He held out boldly against the government's efforts to confine the Sioux on reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877 he surrendered, one of the last important chiefs to do so, only to meet a violent death. Mari Sandoz, the noted author of Cheyenne Autumn and Old Jules, both available as Bison Books, has captured the spirit of Crazy Horse with a strength and nobility befitting his heroism.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-422).

About the Author

This edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the book's original publication, carries an introduction by Stephen B. Oates, the well-known biographer of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., and others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803292116
Subtitle:
The Strange Man of the Oglalas (50th Anniversary Edition)
Designed:
Oates, Stephen B.
Author:
Sandoz, Mari
Author:
Sandoz
Author:
Oates, Stephen B.
Publisher:
Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Crazy horse, ca. 1842-1877
Subject:
Oglala Indians
Subject:
Oglala Indians -- Biography.
Subject:
Oglala Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Number:
50
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
19920101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Map
Pages:
428
Dimensions:
7.96x5.30x1.05 in. 1.08 lbs.

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