Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Paperback)

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Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (Paperback)

By Dee Brown, Amy Ehrlich (Adapted by)

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Dee Brown's bestselling adult book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, opened the eyes of a generation to the Indian struggle to survive the white man's expansion. This young adult edition relates the profoundly disturbing story of the plunder of the great Indian nations.

Dee Brown was the author of more than twenty-five books on the American West and the Civil War. A librarian for many years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Brown died in 2002.

Amy Ehrlich is the author of several young-adult novels and is currently the editor-in-chief of Candlewick Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Product Details ISBN: 9780805027006
ISBN-10: 0805027009
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: November 15th, 1993
Pages: 224
Language: English

“Battle by battle, massacre by massacre, broken treaty by broken treaty, this is a documented, gripping chronicle of the Indian struggle from 1860 to 1890 against the white man's systematic plunder.” —Booklist, about Dee Brown's best-selling adult book, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

“Fusing scholarship with a capacity for writing a story of epic proportions, Brown has cut through a mass of white expansionist rhetoric to give the reader an Indian perspective of the conquest of the trans-Mississippi West for the last four decades of the nineteenth century. Highly recommended.” —Choice, about Dee Brown's best-selling adult book, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

“Based largely upon primary source materials such as treaty council records, pictographic and translated autobiographical accounts of Indian participants in the events and contemporary newspaper and magazine interviews, this extensively researched history is sufficiently readable to interest young adults and general readers. Recommended for wide purchase.” —Library Journal, about Dee Brown's best-selling adult book, Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee