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The American West
Dee Brown

Touchstone, 1995

The American West centers on three subjects: Native Americans, settlers, and ranchers. Dee Brown re-creates these groups struggles for their place in this new landscape and illuminates the history of the old West in a single volume, filled with maps and vintage photographs. In his spirited telling of this national saga, Brown demonstrates once again his abilities as a master storyteller and as an entertaining popular historian.


Cavalry Scout: A Novel

Open Road Media, 2012

An exhilarating story of love and desertion set amid the nineteenth-century Indian wars “I wished I was back in Texas and had never left there to end up scouting in such godforsaken country for an army dressed in blue.” Such are the sentiments of John Singleterry as this gripping tale begins. Singleterry and his partner, Dunreath, are taken captive by two American Indian fighters. One is an old medicine woman, and the other, holding a ...


Creek Mary's Blood: A Novel
Dee Brown

Henry Holt & Co, 1980

A saga spanning four generations from that of Creek Mary to her descendants, who mingled the blood of the Cherokee, the Cheyenne, the Dakota and the Sioux, and who lived, fought and suffered through the bitter century that formed America. By the author of "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee".


The Galvanized Yankees
Dee Brown

University of Nebraska Press, 1986

Here is the fascinating and little-known story of the Galvanized Yankees, who stood watch over a nation that they had once sought to destroy. They were Confederate soldiers who were recruited from Union prison camps in the North to serve in the West. On the condition they would not be sent south to fight their former comrades, they exchanged gray for blue uniforms. From 1864 to 1866 six regiments of Galvanized Yankees fought Indians, escorted ...


Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee; an Indian History of the American West
Dee Brown


Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee; an Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown


Dee Brown

Xulon Press, 2010

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


Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now repackaged with a new introduction from bestselling author Hampton Sides to coincide with a major HBO dramatic film of the book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee ...


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

Bantam Books, 1972

The powerful story that haunts the nation. An Indian history of the American west.


The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West
Dee Brown

Bison Books, 1981

All aspects of western feminine life, which include a good deal about the western male, are covered in this lively, informal but soundly factual account of the women who built the West. Among those whose stories are included are Elizabeth Custer; Lola Montez, Ann Eliza Young, Josephine Meeker, Carry Nation, Esther Morris, and Virginia Reed.


The Fetterman Massacre (formerly, 'Fort Phil Kearney: An American Saga)
Dee Brown

Bison Books, 1970

The Fetterman Massacre occurred on December 21, 1866, at Fort Phil Kearny, a small outpost in the foothills of the Big Horns. The second battle in American history from which came no survivors, it became a cause célèbre and was the subject of a congressional investigation.


Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West
Dee Brown

Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, 1977

From the author of the best-selling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee , Dee Brown's classic account of the building of the transcontinental railroad. In February 1854 the first railroad from the East reached the Mississippi; by the end of the nineteenth century five major transcontinental railroads linked the East Coast with the Pacific Ocean and thousands of miles of tracks criss-crossed in the West, a vast and virginal land just a few years ...


Trail Driving Days
Dee Alexander Brown

MacMillan Publishing Company, 1952



Grierson's Raid

Open Road Media, 2012

Dee Brown’s history of the incredible Civil War raid that led to the Siege of Vicksburg For two weeks in the spring of 1862, Colonel Benjamin Grierson and 1,700 Union cavalry troopers conducted a raid from Tennessee to Louisiana. It was intended to divert Confederate attention from Ulysses S. Grant’s army crossing the Mississippi River, a maneuver that would set the stage for the Siege of Vicksburg. Led by a former music teacher whose ...


Killdeer Mountain
Dee Brown

Pocket, 1984

Dee Brown mixes adventure and myth in this evocative piece of storytelling.


Conspiracy of Knaves: A Novel

Open Road Media, 2012

Dee Brown’s captivating novel based on the true story of the Chicago Conspiracy Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee , turns to the Civil War for this rollicking tale of romance and intrigue. The story is based on the undercover scheme known as the Chicago Conspiracy, a plan by which Confederate agents and sympathizers in the North tried to free rebel prisoners in Chicago. Brown’s thrilling tale revolves around Charley ...


Folktales of the Native American: Retold for Our Times
Dee Brown

Holt Paperbacks, 1993

This comprehensive collection of Native American folklore draws on a unique oral tradition, illuminating for students the very roots of Native American culture. Gathered from numerous tribes—Seneca, Hopi, Navaho, Creek, Cheyenne, Cherokee, and Blackfoot—these thirty-six stories, passed down through generations, are narrated by Dee Brown as they might be told around a campfire today. Updated for the modern reader, these tales capture the true ...


Saga of the Sioux: An Adaptation from Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Dee Brown

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 2011

This new adaptation of Dee Brown's multi-million copy bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee , is filled with photographs and maps to bring alive the tragic saga of Native Americans for middle grade readers. Focusing on the Sioux nation as representative of the entire Native American story, this meticulously researched account allows the great chiefs and warriors to speak for themselves about what happened to the Sioux from 1860 to ...


Wondrous Times on the Frontier
Dee Brown

August House, 1991

In his first work of nonfiction in twelve years, celebrated historian Dee Brown draws on more than fifty years of research in this good-humored social history of the American frontier. In a work rich in anecdotes about pioneers, women, lawmen, outlaws, newspapermen, schoolteachers, cowboys, tenderfeet, preachers, and native Americans, Brown portrays the diversity of the frontier experience.


Rolling Thunder: A Personal Exploration into the Secret Healing Powers of an American Indian Medicine Man
Doug Boyd

Random House, 1974

A very informative book. 273 pages of excellent text.


Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History Of The American West (Turtleback School & Library Binding ...
Dee Alexander Brown

Turtleback, 2007

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Documents and personal narratives record the experiences of Native Americans during the nineteenth century.



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