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No one captures the glory, adventure, and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the American West like award-winning, bestselling author Terry C. Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters, fierce battles, and compelling historical lore.
 
ASHES OF HEAVEN
 
The U.S. Armys goal: to wipe out the remnants of scattered, starving people on the frontiers Northern Plain. But before Colonel Nelson A. Miles, the Bear Coat, launched his spring campaign into the heart of Indian country, the commander took one last stab at negotiations—and called on a Cheyenne woman and the famous half-breed pony scout named Johnny Bruguier. Together, they traveled to the valley of the upper Rosebud River to urge the Sioux to surrender. But a personal grudge exploded in the ranks of the U.S. Army. Now, as a man and a woman risk their lives for peace, the culmination of the great Sioux War is set in motion, and the Bear Coat takes on the last of the fierce Lakota warriors...
 
“Johnston spin[s] a darned good yarn.”—Chicago Tribune

Synopsis:

No one captures the glory, adventure, and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the American West like award-winning, bestselling author Terry C. Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters, fierce battles, and compelling historical lore.
 
ASHES OF HEAVEN
 
The U.S. Armys goal: to wipe out the remnants of scattered, starving people on the frontiers Northern Plain. But before Colonel Nelson A. Miles, the Bear Coat, launched his spring campaign into the heart of Indian country, the commander took one last stab at negotiations—and called on a Cheyenne woman and the famous half-breed pony scout named Johnny Bruguier. Together, they traveled to the valley of the upper Rosebud River to urge the Sioux to surrender. But a personal grudge exploded in the ranks of the U.S. Army. Now, as a man and a woman risk their lives for peace, the culmination of the great Sioux War is set in motion, and the Bear Coat takes on the last of the fierce Lakota warriors...
 
“Johnston spin[s] a darned good yarn.”—Chicago Tribune

Synopsis:

Ashes of Heaven
Terry C. Johnston
 
The U.S. Armys goal: to wipe out the remnants of scattered, starving people on the frontiers Northern Plain. But before Colonel Nelson A. Miles, the Bear Coat, launched his spring campaign into the heart of Indian country, the commander took one last stab at negotiations—and called on a Cheyenne woman and the famous half-breed pony scout named Johnny Bruguier. Together, they traveled to the valley of the upper Rosebud River to urge the Sioux to surrender. But a personal grudge exploded in the ranks of the U.S. Army. Now, as a man and a woman risk their lives for peace, the culmination of the great Sioux War is set in motion, and the Bear Coat takes on the last of the fierce Lakota warriors...

About the Author

Terry C. Johnston, born on the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, lived his whole life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearers Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country.  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312965112
Author:
Johnston, Terry C.
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Westerns - Pioneer
Subject:
Dakota Indians -- Wars, 1876 -- Fiction.
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
The Plainsmen Series
Series Volume:
No. 13
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrations throughout
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
No one captures the glory, adventure, and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the American West like award-winning, bestselling author Terry C. Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters, fierce battles, and compelling historical lore.
 
ASHES OF HEAVEN
 
The U.S. Armys goal: to wipe out the remnants of scattered, starving people on the frontiers Northern Plain. But before Colonel Nelson A. Miles, the Bear Coat, launched his spring campaign into the heart of Indian country, the commander took one last stab at negotiations—and called on a Cheyenne woman and the famous half-breed pony scout named Johnny Bruguier. Together, they traveled to the valley of the upper Rosebud River to urge the Sioux to surrender. But a personal grudge exploded in the ranks of the U.S. Army. Now, as a man and a woman risk their lives for peace, the culmination of the great Sioux War is set in motion, and the Bear Coat takes on the last of the fierce Lakota warriors...
 
“Johnston spin[s] a darned good yarn.”—Chicago Tribune
"Synopsis" by ,
Ashes of Heaven
Terry C. Johnston
 
The U.S. Armys goal: to wipe out the remnants of scattered, starving people on the frontiers Northern Plain. But before Colonel Nelson A. Miles, the Bear Coat, launched his spring campaign into the heart of Indian country, the commander took one last stab at negotiations—and called on a Cheyenne woman and the famous half-breed pony scout named Johnny Bruguier. Together, they traveled to the valley of the upper Rosebud River to urge the Sioux to surrender. But a personal grudge exploded in the ranks of the U.S. Army. Now, as a man and a woman risk their lives for peace, the culmination of the great Sioux War is set in motion, and the Bear Coat takes on the last of the fierce Lakota warriors...
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