Let Me Be Free

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Apr 1, 1993 - History - 432 pages
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An acclaimed historian tells the wrenching story of the Nez Perce tribe's three-and-a-half-month, 1,700-mile odyssey in 1877 through Idaho, Wyoming, and the Montana plains. Throughout, they waged a heroic series of fighting retreats, repeatedly holding off numerically superior Army forces. A heart-breaking epic of violent betrayal. Photographs.

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Let me be free: the Nez Perce tragedy

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One of the great historians of the American West, author of the highly acclaimed The Way to the Western Sea ( LJ 12/88) and the classic Bent's Fort (1954), here draws on his studies of the fur trade ... Read full review


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