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The Last Stand : Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this riveting narrative, celebrated historian Nathaniel Philbrick reveals Custer and Sitting Bull as never before, creating an unforgettable portrait of two leaders as they embarked on a collision course that reached its violent climax on a lonely rise now known as Last Stand Hill.--publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: George A Custer; Sitting Bull; George A Custer; Sitting Bull; George A Custer; Sitting Bull
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 9780143119609 0143119605 9780670021727 0670021725
OCLC Number: 670479318
Description: xxii, 466 pages [40] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Custer's smile --
At the flood --
The dream --
Hard ass --
The dance --
The scout --
The blue pencil line --
The approach --
The crow's nest --
Into the valley --
Reno's charge --
To the hill --
Still point --
The forsaken --
Grazing his horses --
The last stand --
The river of nightmares --
Libbie's house.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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In this riveting narrative, celebrated historian Nathaniel Philbrick reveals Custer and Sitting Bull as never before, creating an unforgettable portrait of two leaders as they embarked on a collision course that reached its violent climax on a lonely rise now known as Last Stand Hill.--publisher's description.

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