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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

This is probably the most depressing and tragic book I've ever read. It just goes on and on, injustice after injustice, murder after murder. If it were fiction, you'd have to ding the author for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bodagirl - LibraryThing

An absolutely blunt and heart-wrenching account of the white expansion into the American west from the Native American's point of view. I like how each chapter focused on a different tribe or event if ... Read full review

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User Review  - StigE - LibraryThing

Heartbreaking and powerful. This book is a bit of a hard read for two reasons. Firstly, the story is not that well presented. The narrative clear relatively soon and then it is repeated and repeated ... Read full review

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User Review  - revslick - LibraryThing

Excellent book on the systematic annihilation of the Native Americans. OK, it is more than just that though there were times I had to put the book down. Dee Brown journeys from the first displacement ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

This is a colourful and episodic account of the major USA and Indian fights of the 1866 to 1895 period. The story is sad, and it seems that some of these shoot-outs were easily avoidable, except for ... Read full review

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

Trail of Tears. Manifest Destiny. Phrases and words we have heard before, definitely learned about in high school but, I'm guessing, the origins of which we haven't given much thought. Bury My Heart ... Read full review

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User Review  - chrissie3 - LibraryThing

DEVASTATING. Very difficult reading. Dense. I am very glad it was written and that I have read it. The language used is perfect. I don't know how to properly convey to what extent this book upset me ... Read full review

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User Review  - creynolds - LibraryThing

I listened to this to get the big picture, because I realized that I would probably not read it diligently in print. The big picture is not pretty -- the Indians (or Native Americans) were treated ... Read full review

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

This is a history of America from the Aboriginal perspective: looking east rather than looking west. It covers the period from 1860 to 1890, with chapters on each major tribe. It is a sad story of ... Read full review

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User Review  - EinfachMich - LibraryThing

It's been fifteen years since I first read this. I think it's time to make myself cry with it again. Read full review


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