The Kiowa Verdict

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Leisure Books, Sep 1, 2000 - Fiction - 258 pages
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This Spur Award-winning novel is set in 1871, when members of an Indian war party are put on trial to defend their brutal attack of a wagon train. The chiefs are tried in a Texas courtroom, with a former Indian fighter to defend them. Will a fair trial be possible?

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I just don't think it is very smart to walk up to Richard III and ask him why two small blonde scalps are hanging from his belt!” “My sentiments exactly. ... Limited preview - About this book - Add to my library The Kiowa Verdict - Page 93 by Cynthia Haseloff - Fiction - 2000 - 258 pages From the lance dangled three blonde scalps. On the wall behind someone had painted in foot high letters: Injun Lover! Without thinking, Joe ran, ... GOOD BOOK ABOUT THE KIOWA AND THEIR RELATIONS WITH TEJANO'S AND THE WAGON TRAIN THAT WAS MASSACRED ------------- private parts stuffed into their mouths and their scalps lifted... Hell, half the men in this territory have seen my private parts so just rip off this dress and my underpants and get on with patching me up! ... Limited preview - About this book - PRIAVTE PARTS STUFFED INTO THEIR MOUTHS BY KIOWA The Kiowa Verdict - Page 200 by Cynthia Haseloff - Fiction - 2000 - 258 pages All the men's toes, fingers, and private parts had been cut off and stuffed into their mouths. Their bowels had been gashed with knives. ... In my library [ Remove ] - More editions The Cowboy's Lover - Page 92  

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Although the history is interesting, the reading is hard to relate to. Readers have no reason to connect to the characters--it's like the author took a newspaper article and without knowing any of the ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2000)

Cynthia Haseloff was born in Eagle Flats, Texas in 1948. She won a State American Legion Oratorical Award in high school before receiving her B. A. and M. A. at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She later earned a Ph.D. from Stephens College. Besides having a career as a writer, Haseloff worked in her family's recreation business, produced audio visual material, taught high school English, and served as a publications advisor at the school. She also is a member of the Western Writers of America and past board member of Shiloh Museum and Washington County Historical Society. Haseloff has written Ride South! and The Kiowa Verdict: A Western Story, which won a Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Novel .

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