That Dark and Bloody River: Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley

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Random House Publishing Group, Mar 30, 2011 - History - 880 pages
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An epic novel by an award-winning author chronicles the settling of the Ohio River Valley, home to the defiant Shawnee Indians, who vow to defend their land against the seemingly unstoppable. 


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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

Though this book is often described as an historical novel it is not. What Eckert has done (For the seventh time!), is place words that are reported in the texts consulted as being received in ... Read full review

THAT DARK AND BLOODY RIVER: Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An absorbing narrative history of bloody struggles for dominance over the once- pristine, vast, and rich Ohio River Valley and its thousand-mile river. In the Ohio Valley, Indian tribes had long ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

A six-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, Allan W. Eckert is an Emmy Award–winning scriptwriter and a Newbery Honor author of books for young readers. He is also the author of the popular six-volume historical series Narratives of America and the creator of Tecumseh!, an outdoor drama staged regularly in Chillicothe, Ohio, that has played to more than a million people over the past 20 years.

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