Follow the River: A Novel
Mary Ingles was twenty-three, married, and pregnant, when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement, killed the men and women, then took her captive. For months, she lived with them, unbroken, until she escaped, and followed a thousand mile trail to freedom--an extraordinary story of a pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her people.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - larryerick - LibraryThing
This is a true adventure book, full of moment after moment of trials and tribulations, yet also of joy and tenderness. Somewhat amazingly, the story is based on real people and real personal history ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sraelling - LibraryThing
Harrowing tale of one woman's grit and tenacity. Begins with the Shawnee raid on the English settlement, her capture (including her two young boys, sister-in-law and another male neighbor), continues ... Read full review