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Manifest Destiny (Unrated and Uncut)

Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West by Hampton Sides

Reviewed by Tyler Cabot

"It's the scalps that draw you in, pulled jubilantly from the heads of the freshly slain, sometimes-stillwrithing bodies. And whether taken by Navajo streaking into Santa Fe in search of sheep or child slaves, or whites marching back into Navajo lands for revenge, they fueled the battles of the American West. And they fuel Hampton Sides's new narrative history of America's western conquest, Blood and Thunder." Read the entire Esquire review.

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