A sorrow in our heart: the life of Tecumseh

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A towering biography of the great Shawnee leader Tecumseh from the author of Bantam's 1.5 million-copy Narratives of American novels. Born in 1768, Tecumseh was a brilliant and humane individual--a superb statesman and a military genius strategist of pronounced genius whose plan to unite all North American tribes into one people nearly succeeded. Illustrations and maps.

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User 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

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User 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


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Eckert is a seven-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and has written over 39 books.