Follow the river

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Ballantine Books, Jul 12, 1981 - Fiction - 399 pages
980 Reviews
Mary Ingles was twenty-three, married, and pregnant, when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement, killed the men and women, then took her captive. For months, she lived with them, unbroken, until she escaped, and followed a thousand mile trail to freedom--an extraordinary story of a pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her people. From the Paperback edition.

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The author is a very good descriptive writer. - Goodreads
Some situations are difficult to read. - Goodreads
This book was a page turner, but incredibly intense. - Goodreads
An early book club selection that I loved! - Goodreads
Not easy to read all she went through. - Goodreads
Thoroughly researched and great visual description. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kay - Goodreads

Great book, very suspenseful. Read it quite a few years ago but it made an impact. Read full review

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A Thom classic! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
39
Section 2
49
Section 3
57
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

James Alexander Thom was formerly a U.S. Marine, a newspaper and magazine editor, and a member of the faculty at the Indiana University Journalism School. He is the acclaimed author of "Follow the River"; "Long Knife"; "From Sea to Shining Sea"; "Panther in the Sky," for which he won the prestigious Western Writers of America Spur Award for best historical novel; "The Children of First Man"; "The Red Heart"; and "Sign-Talker," He lives in the Indiana hill country near Bloomington with his wife, Dark Rain, of the Shawnee Nation, United Remnant Band. Dark Rain is a member of the National Council, which is planning the Lewis and Clark bicentennial celebration.

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