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The last stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The bestselling author of "Mayflower" sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West, reminding readers that the Battle of the Little Bighorn was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: George A Custer; Sitting Bull; Sitting Bull; George Armstrong Custer; George A Custer; Sitting Bull; George Armstrong Custer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 9780670021727 0670021725
OCLC Number: 456171728
Awards: Montana Book Award
Description: xxii, 466 p., 40 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: At the flood --
The dream --
Hard ass --
The dance --
The scout --
The blue pencil line --
The approach --
The crow's nest --
Into the valley --
The charge --
To the hill --
Still point --
The forsaken --
Grazing his horses --
The last stand --
The river of nightmares.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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The bestselling author of "Mayflower" sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West, reminding readers that the Battle of the Little Bighorn was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations.

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