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

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick; George Guidall; Penguin Audio (Firm)
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In his tightly structured narrative, Nathaniel Philbrick brilliantly sketches the two larger-than-life antagonists: Sitting Bull, whose charisma and political savvy earned him the position of leader of the Plains Indians, and George Armstrong Custer, one of the Union's greatest cavalry officers and a man with a reputation for fearless and often reckless courage. Here, Philbrick beautifully evokes the history and  Read more...
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Named Person: George A Custer; Sitting Bull; George A Custer; Sitting Bull
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick; George Guidall; Penguin Audio (Firm)
ISBN: 9780142427699 0142427691
OCLC Number: 468975270
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by George Guidall.
Description: 10 audio discs (approximately 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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 riverof nightmares.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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In his tightly structured narrative, Nathaniel Philbrick brilliantly sketches the two larger-than-life antagonists: Sitting Bull, whose charisma and political savvy earned him the position of leader of the Plains Indians, and George Armstrong Custer, one of the Union's greatest cavalry officers and a man with a reputation for fearless and often reckless courage. Here, Philbrick beautifully evokes the history and geography of the Great Plains with his characteristic grace and sense of drama.

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