Titolo: One Thousand White Women
Casa editrice: Thorndike Pr
Data di pubblicazione: 2013
Condizione libro: New
Tipologia articolo: Book
A portrait of the American West follows May Dodd as she leaves the East Coast asylum to which she had been committed by her high-society family, heads west, and ends up marrying a chief of the Cheyenne nation. Our orders are sent from our warehouse locally or directly from our international distributors to allow us to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. Codice inventario libreria MM-21175550
Riassunto: Mountains & Plains Independent Book Association Regional Book Award-Winner -- When May Dodd journeys west into the unknown, it?s a far better fate than the life she left behind. Committed to an insane asylum by her blue- blood family for loving a man beneath her station, May?s only hope of freedom is a secret government program sending "civilized" women to become the brides of Cheyenne warriors. This is the story of May?s breathtaking adventures caught between two worlds, loving two men, living two lives.
Dall'editore: WINNER OF THE MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS BOOKSELLERS AWARD
"Jim Fergus's One Thousand White Women is a splendid, fresh, and engaging novel. Strikingly original." --Jim Harrison, author of Legends of the Fall
"A most impressive novel that melds the physical world to the spiritual. One Thousand White Women is engaging, entertaining, well-written, and well-told. It will be widely read for a long time, as will the rest of Jim Fergus's work." --Rick Bass, author of Where the Sea Used to Be
"Jim Fergus knows his country in a way that's evocative of Dee Brown and all the other great writers of the American West and its native peoples. But One Thousand White Women is more than a chronicle of the Old West. It's a superb tale of sorrow, suspense, exultation, and triumph that leaves the reader waiting to turn the page and wonderfully wrung out at the end." --Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gump
"The best writing transports readers to another time and place, so that when they reluctantly close the book, they are astonished to find themselves returned to their everyday lives. One Thousand White Women is such a book. Jim Fergus so skillfully envelopes us in the heart and mind of the main character, May Dodd, that we weep when she mourns, we shake our fist at anyone who tries to sway her course, and our hearts pound when she is in danger." --Colorado Springs Gazette
"An impressive historical...terse, convincing, and affecting." --Kirkus Reviews
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