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Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn

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Publisher Comments:

Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even the most basic details surrounding the Little Bighorn. Evan S. Connell, whom Joyce Carol Oates has described as "one of our most interesting and intelligent American writers," wrote what continues to be the most reliable--and compulsively readable--account of the subject. Connell makes good use of his meticulous research and novelist's eye for the story and detail to re-vreate the heroism, foolishness, and savagery of this crucial chapter in the history of the West.

About the Author

Evan S. Connell has received numerous prizes and awards for his writing and is the author of sixteen books of fiction, poetry, essays, and history, including Mr. Bridge, Mrs. Bridge, The Diary of a Rapist, The Alchymist's Journal, and The Collected Stories. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780865471603
Subtitle:
Custer and The Little Bighorn
Author:
Connell, Evan S.
Author:
Connell, Evan S.
Publisher:
North Point Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
Dakota indians
Subject:
Generals
Subject:
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 187
Subject:
Military
Subject:
United States/State
Subject:
Local / General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Native American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
697
Publication Date:
19971030
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.55 x 1.21 in

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