Outside the Law

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Pocket Books, 1995 - Fiction - 212 pages
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A Spur Award-winning Author Christopher Lang left his Yankee homeland to teach the classics in the Cherokee Nation. His class was a success, he'd become fast friends with deputy sheriff and fellow scholar George Tanner, and he was courting beautiful Hannah Girty, a young Cherokee woman. Why would anyone want Lang dead? Sheriff Go-Ahead Rider and Deputy Tanner will have to dig deep to uncover the dark secrets that made Christopher Lang an enemy.

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About the author (1995)

Robert J. Conley was born in 1940 in Cushing Oklahoma. He is a Cherokee author and enrolled member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, a federally recognized tribe of American Indians. He is noted for depictions of precontact and historical Cherokee figures. He is known for a series of books called the Real People Series. The sixth of the series, The Dark Island (1996) won the Spur Award for best Western novel in 1995. He has also won two other Spur Awards, in 1988 for the short story "Yellow Bird", and in 1992 for the novel Nickajack. In 2007, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.

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