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The Falcon: A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner

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Publisher Comments:

John Tanner's fascinating autobiography tells the story of a man torn between white society and the Native Americans with whom he identified.

Synopsis:

This fascinating autobiography chronicles the life of John Tanner (the Falcon) who was captured in 1789 at the age of nine by the Shawnee tribe and then sold to an Ojibwa family with whom he spent the first half of his adult life ranging the north woods of Minnesota, Michigan, and Ontario. Tanner attempted to return to white society but ultimately decided his home was with the Ojibwa.

About the Author

John Tanner (1780-unknown) was captured by the Shawnee when he was nine years old and lived his life among the Ojibwa.

Bestselling author Louise Erdrich grew up in North Dakota and is of German and Turtle Mountain Chippewa descent. Her novels include Love Medicine and The Beet Queen.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140288711
Introduction:
Erdrich, Louise
Author:
Erdrich, Louise
Author:
Tanner, John
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Indian captivities
Subject:
Ojibwa Indians
Subject:
Ottawa Indians.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Historical
Edition Description:
1358994
Series:
Classic, Nature, Penguin
Series Volume:
no. 32
Publication Date:
20000301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.73x5.04x.56 in. .46 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This fascinating autobiography chronicles the life of John Tanner (the Falcon) who was captured in 1789 at the age of nine by the Shawnee tribe and then sold to an Ojibwa family with whom he spent the first half of his adult life ranging the north woods of Minnesota, Michigan, and Ontario. Tanner attempted to return to white society but ultimately decided his home was with the Ojibwa.
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