Oblivion's altar: a novel of courage

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New American Library, Nov 5, 2002 - Fiction - 376 pages
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Based on historical events, Oblivion's Altar is the newest novel from the acclaimed author of The Empty Quarterand Not Between Brothers. When the white man arrived, it was the visionary leadership of the great Cherokee chieftain known as The Ridge that led his nation into the future-with a culture at once unique and adaptable to the Americans. But as the white tide continued to flood the plains, The Ridge's judgment would be questioned, tested, and ultimately flung aside in favor of war-and his contribution to the survival of the Cherokee Nation forgotten on the infamous Trail of Tears. Until now.

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User Review  - countrylife - LibraryThing

Oblivion stalks the Cherokee, and great men must rise and slay it at all costs. Fascinating read! History brought vividly to life. The times, the settings, the people wow! the author did it all ... Read full review

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User Review  - James Boling - Goodreads

Really enjoyed this bittersweet chronicle of the events leading up to and including the "Trail of Tears". Loved all the references to the areas near where I grew up. Read full review


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DAVID MARION WILKINSON is an award-winning writer whose most recent books are Oblivion's Altar, The Empty Quarter, and Not between Brothers.

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