Trials of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation

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Anchor Books, 1989 - History - 424 pages
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The fascinating portrayal of the Cherokee nation,  filled with Native American legend, lore, and religion -- a  gripping American drama of power, politics,  betrayal, and ambition.

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This entertaining historical novel has sowed confusion among readers with a sincere interest in Cherokee history. That's because the author has dotted his text with footnotes, and the publisher has ... Read full review

Trail of tears: the rise and fall of the Cherokee nation

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One of the many ironies of U.S. government policy toward Indians in the early 1800s is that it persisted in removing to the West those who had most successfully adapted to European values. As whites ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

John Ehle, a sixth-generation North Carolinian, grew up on land once used as hunting grounds by the Cherokee. He is the author of fourteen highly acclaimed works. His novel The Winter People has been made into a major motion picture.

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