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Cries from the earth.

Author: Terry C Johnston
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's ; Maidenhead : Melia, 1999.
Series: Plainsmen, 14.
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The army and Nez Perce agent deliver an ultimatum to the nontreaty bands, "Come to the reservation or we will destroy our villages." As White Bird and Joseph reluctantly prepare to submit, a few young men are made bold by a bellyful of whiskey and they set off to begin a bloody rampage of revenge on innocent white settlers--men, women and children alike. The powderkeg explodes when General Howard sends Captain David  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry C Johnston
ISBN: 0312969074 9780312969073
OCLC Number: 41581776
Description: 432 pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: Plainsmen, 14.

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Set in 1877, this tale chronicles the lives of courageous men and women engaged in an ongoing chain of bloody skirmishes. The American government is forcing the Indians from their homelands onto  Read more...

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