Walking the trail: one man's journey along the Cherokee trail of tears

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Delacorte Press, Oct 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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On a crisp fall morning, with only a backpack and walking stick, Jerry Ellis set off on an adventure he knew might prove too great a challenge for a solitary man: He would walk the 900-mile Trail of Tears, a journey his Cherokee ancestors had made more than a century earlier. Here he reveals how the tragic history of the Cherokee survives in the mystery and beauty of the trail.

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Walking the trail: one man's journey along the Cherokee Trail of Tears

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The forced move of 18,000 Cherokees from the Southeast to the Indian Territory of Oklahoma in 1838 is a hauntingly dark act of history that should not be forgotten. The author, part Cherokee himself ... Read full review

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Doing some research on a book i'm writing and came across this little gem. very much enjoyed this walk across states, depending on his own legs, the kindness of strangers, and the weather. Pitching ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
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About the author (1991)

Jerry Ellis is the author of Walking to Canterbury: A Modern Journey Through Chaucer's Medieval England, Bareback! One Man's Journey along the Pony Express Trail, Marching through Georgia: My Walk with Sherman, and Walking the Trail: One Man's Journey Along the Cherokee Trail of Tears.

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