A sixth-generation North Carolinian, highly-acclaimed author John Ehle grew up on former Cherokee hunting grounds. His experience as an accomplished novelist, combined with his extensive, meticulous research, culminates in this moving tragedy rich wi... View details
Investigations were made in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to determine whether the American Indians were the lost tribes of Judah; and it was pretty well proved both yes and no, and unprova...
At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the uncharted wilderness of the Cherokee Nation. Will is a bound boy, obliged to run a remote Indian trading post. As he fulfills hi... View details
THERE IS NO SCATHELESS RAPTURE. LOVE AND TIME PUT ME IN this condition. I am leaving soon for the Nightland, where all the ghosts of men and animals yearn to travel. We’re called to it. I feel it pull...
An astonishing untold story from the nineteenth century-a "riveting…engrossing…'American Epic'" ( The Wall Street Journal ) and necessary work of history that reads like Gone with the Wind for the Cherokee.
"A vigorous, well-written book that dist... View details
Its walls made of branches slathered with red clay to keep out the wind, the little hut was alive with the pine scent of the wilderness as she writhed, her copper skin gleaming, on a bed of crosshatch...
The landmark, bestselling account of the crimes against American Indians during the 19th century, now on its 50th Anniversary.
Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown introduces readers to great chiefs and warrors of... View details
Apaches, 11, 20-22, 191-217, 257, 368, 372-413; (Aravaipa), 192, 200-05, 213-17, 393, 412-13; (Chiricahua), 192-96, 208-17, 392-413; (Coyotero), 193-94, 201, 214; (Jicarilla), 389; (Mescalero), 20-22,...
*Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award*
*A New York Times Notable Book*
*Winner of the Texas Book Award and the Oklahoma Book Award*
This New York Times bestseller and stunning historical account of the forty-ye... View details
CAVALRYMEN REMEMBER SUCH moments: dust swirling behind the pack mules, regimental bugles shattering the air, horses snorting and riders’ tack creaking through the ranks, their old company song rising ...
"A masterful debut" that follows four generations of Cherokee women across four decades-from the Plimpton Prize-winning author (Sarah Jessica Parker).
It's 1974 in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and fifteen-year-old Justine grows up in a family of... View details
This beautifully written book tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. It is the story of Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, and Doll, an African slave he acquired in the late 1790s. Over the next thirty... View details
O, come with me, my white girl fair, O, come where Mobile’s sources flow; With me my Indian blanket share, and share with me my bark canoe; We’ll build our cabin in the wild, Beneath the forest’s loft...
In this spiritual, moving autobiography, Wilma Mankiller, former Chief of the Cherokee Nation and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, tells of her own history while also honoring and recounting the history of the Cherokees.
Mankiller's ... View details
Native Americans regard their names not as mere labels, but as essential parts of their personalities. A native person’s name is as vital to his or her identity as the eyes or teeth. There is a common...
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Lost City of Z.
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in... View details
In April, millions of tiny flowers spread over the blackjack hills and vast prairies in the Osage territory of Oklahoma. There are Johnny-jump-ups and spring beauties and little bluets. The Osage writ...
'Scotland's answer to Game of Thrones' HERALD
THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES, as seen on Amazon Prime
What if your future lay in the past?
1946, and Claire Randall goes to the Scottish Highlands with her husband Frank. It's a sec... View details
It wasn’t a very likely place for disappearances, at least at first glance. Mrs. Baird’s was like a thousand other Highland bed-and-breakfast establishments in 1945; clean and quiet, with fading flora...