Follow the River
Mary Ingles was twenty-three, happily married, and pregnant with her third child when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement in 1755 and kidnapped her, leaving behind a bloody massacre. For months they held her captive. But nothing could imprison her spirit. With the rushing Ohio River as her guide, Mary Ingles walked one thousand miles through an untamed wilderness no white woman had ever seen. Her story lives on -- extraordinary testimony to the indomitable strength of one pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her own people.
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Review: Follow the RiverUser Review - Michele - Goodreads
Initially I gave this 4 stars but just changed it to 5 stars because I can't stop thinking about this true story and it has spurred me to do more reading on the courageous Mary Draper Ingles. Read full review