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The general and the jaguar : Pershing's hunt for Pancho Villa : a true story of revolution and revenge

Author: Eileen Welsome
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A detailed account of the 1916 raid of the tiny town of Columbus, New Mexico, by a band of Mexican marauders led by Pancho Villa and the American response led by General John Pershing, who commanded an expedition into Mexico to track down Villa and his men.
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Named Person: John J Pershing; Pancho Villa; John J Pershing
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Welsome
ISBN: 0316715999 9780316715997
OCLC Number: 62172693
Description: viii, 403 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: A microbe challenges an elephant --
A diverting brute --
Veracruz --
Downhill --
Tell President Wilson to save you --
Only one chance to die --
Rumors, warnings, and telegrams --
Villa is coming tonight, for sure --
The fiddler plays --
Very unnatural deaths --
To the end of the furrow --
Sunburn, frostbite, and blisters --
Pershing's indigestion --
No one to seek for --
Gasoline baths and confessions --
Jerked to Jesus --
A ripe pear --
A terrible blunder --
Whore dust and a rabid dog --
An old colonel --
A reborn town --
Victims or bandits? --
Death comes for the horsemen.
Responsibility: Eileen Welsome.
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Pulitzer Prize winner Eileen Welsome's gripping, panoramic story of a vicious surprise attack on the United States and the American hunt for the perpetrator: Pancho Villa.  Read more...

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