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Title:
Cheyenne autumn
Author:
Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966.
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
xviii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780803810945
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In the autumn of 1878 a band of Cheyenne Indians set out from Indian Territory, where they had been sent by the U.S. government, to return to their homeland in Yellowstone country. Mari Sandoz tells the saga of their heartbreaking fifteen-hundred-mile flight. Alan Boye provides an introduction to this Bison Books edition. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
The People and the Timep. xiii
Gone Beforep. 1
1 Sixty Lodges Standingp. 13
2 Ahh-h, Buffalop. 24
3 Shooting, and Soldiers Going Backp. 35
4 The First Man Killedp. 47
5 Soldiers, Soldiers, and the Flooding Arkansasp. 59
6 A Soldier Chief Deadp. 71
7 Sappa-Meaning Blackp. 83
8 To Make the Bad Heart Goodp. 96
9 The Partingp. 106
10 Out of the Blizzardp. 118
11 The Rejectionp. 130
12 Stepping Asidep. 148
13 In the Barracksp. 168
14 The Fastingp. 179
15 The Ordeal Beginsp. 194
16 This Is the Placep. 212
17 This Remnantp. 238
18 And Now the Yellowstonep. 248
In the Aftertimep. 269