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Author: James Alexander Thom
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1990, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mary Ingles was twenty-three, happily married, and pregnant with her third child when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement in 1755 and kidnapped her, leaving behind a bloody massacre. For months they held her captive. But nothing could imprison her spirit. With the rushing Ohio River as her guide, Mary Ingles walked one thousand miles through an untamed wilderness no white woman had ever seen.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Mary Draper Ingles; Mary Draper Ingles
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Alexander Thom
ISBN: 0345338545 9780345338549
OCLC Number: 57396866
Description: 406 pages : map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: James Alexander Thom.

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Mary Ingles was twenty-three, happily married, and pregnant with her third child when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement in 1755 and kidnapped her, leaving behind a bloody massacre. For months they held her captive. But nothing could imprison her spirit. With the rushing Ohio River as her guide, Mary Ingles walked one thousand miles through an untamed wilderness no white woman had ever seen. Her story lives on -- extraordinary testimony to the indomitable strength of one pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her own people.

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