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JAMES

WASILLA, AK, United States

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  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Dee Brown
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (463)
    Performance
    (331)
    Story
    (333)

    Dee Brown's eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the 19th century uses council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions. Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated.

    Reginald says: "A wrenching introduction to this history."
    "Touching"
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    I never knew what really happened to the Indians when they encountered the White man. They sure took it hard from the Military. I will be listening to this story again.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Hampton Sides
    • Narrated By Don Leslie
    Overall
    (360)
    Performance
    (122)
    Story
    (126)

    In the fall of 1846, the venerable Navajo warrior Narbona, greatest of his people's chieftains, looked down upon the small town of Santa Fe, the stronghold of the Mexican settlers he had been fighting his whole long life. He had come to see if the rumors were true, if an army of blue-suited soldiers had swept in from the East and utterly defeated his ancestral enemies.

    Andrew says: "An Insightful Account"
    "Best story Timeline."
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    Never really heard of Kitt Carson. A real american hero/friend for the Indians the way it was told.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Joseph M. Marshall III
    • Narrated By Joseph M. Marshall III
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (448)
    Performance
    (198)
    Story
    (201)

    Most of the world remembers Crazy Horse as a peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But to his fellow Lakota Indians, he was a dutiful son and humble fighting man who, with valor, spirit, respect, and unparalleled leadership, fought for his people's land, livelihood, and honor. In this fascinating biography, Joseph Marshall, himself a Lakota Indian, creates a vibrant portrait of the man, his times, and his legacy.

    Brian says: "The Journey of Crazy Horse"
    "Fascinating Book"
    Overall

    I thought this was a great book. The only down side is the flute music that would drown out some of the storyline. I was intrigued by this story, such a great warrior.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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