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Thom, Dark Rain

Works: 5 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 1,104 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Folklore  Treaties  Records and correspondence 
Classifications: PS3620.H66, 813.6
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Publications about Dark Rain Thom
Publications by Dark Rain Thom
Most widely held works by Dark Rain Thom
Warrior woman : a novel by Dark Rain Thom( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly entering the battle when Virginia settlers attack her tribe's homeland, Shawnee Women's Peace Chief Nonhelema works to negotiate an armistice, only to find herself betrayed by her white adversaries
The Shawnee : Kohkumthena's grandchildren by Dark Rain Thom( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Spirit of the land ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This video, produced to commemorate the Lewis & Clark Expedition bicentennial, examines the expedition's ties to the Falls of the Ohio area in Kentucky and Indiana
Warrior woman the exceptional life story of nonhelema, shawnee indian woman chief by Dark Rain Thom( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A bestselling master of historical fiction, James Alexander Thom has brought unforgettable Native American figures to life for millions of readers, powerfully dramatizing their fortitude, fearsomeness, and profound fates. Now he and his wife, Dark Rain, have created a magnificent portrait of an astonishing woman'one who led her people in war when she could not persuade them to make peace. Her name was Nonhelema. Literate, lovely, imposing at over six feet tall, she was the Women's Peace Chief of the Shawnee Nation'and already a legend when the most decisive decade of her life began in 1774. That fall, with more than three thousand Virginians poised to march into the Shawnees' home, Nonhelema's plea for peace was denied. So she loyally became a fighter, riding into battle covered in war paint. When the Indians ran low on ammunition, Nonhelema's role changed back to peacemaker, this time tragically. Negotiating an armistice with military leaders of the American Revolution like Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark, she found herself estranged from her own people'and betrayed by her white adversaries, who would murder her loved ones and eventually maim Nonhelema herself. Throughout her inspiring life, she had many deep and complex relationships, including with her daughter, Fani, who was an adopted white captive ... a pious and judgmental missionary, Zeisberger ... a series of passionate lovers ... and, in a stunning creation of the Thoms, Justin Case'a cowardly soldier transformed by the courage he saw in the female Indian leader. Filled with the uncanny period detail and richly rendered drama that are Thom trademarks, Warrior Woman is a memorable novel of a remarkable person'one willing to fight to avoid war, by turns tough and tender, whose heart was too big for the world she wished to tame. From the Hardcover edition
Papers by James Alexander Thom( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Collection consists primarly of writings and corresondence related to Thom's publications
Alternative Names
Dark Rain.
Rain, Dark
Thom, Dark Rain and James Alexander.
English (23)
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