A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh
They had defeated the French and now the English possessed the vast North American Empire. Soldiers, traders, settlers--all began the trek across the wilderness to claim the land and its riches. Against this relentless tide Indian warriors rose up in bitter fury exploded in the bloody battle for the conquest of the Northwest territory.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
to my mind, Tecumseh and Abraham Lincoln are unique examples of the "Self-made Man", the American ideal. The fact that one was white and the other Indian pale in comparison to their mutual achievement ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Elliot1822 - LibraryThing
"A Sorrow In Our Heart" one of Eckert's historical novels tells the story of the Shawnee leader Tecumseh, who has been said by many and myself now to be one of the if not the greatest Indian leader of ... Read full review