Zeke and Ned

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 1, 2010 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Zeke and Ned is the story of Ezekiel Proctor and Ned Christie, the last Cherokee warriors -- two proud, passionate men whose remarkable quest to carve a future out of Indian Territory east of the Arkansas River after the Civil War is not only history but legend. Played out against an American West governed by a brutal brand of frontier justice, this intensely moving saga brims with a rich cast of indomitable and utterly unforgettable characters such as Becca, Zeke's gallant Cherokee wife, and Jewel Sixkiller Proctor, whose love for Ned makes her a tragic heroine.

At once exuberant and poignant, bittersweet and brilliant, Zeke and Ned takes us deep into the hearts of two extraordinary men who were willing to go the distance for the bold vision they shared -- and for the women they loved.
 

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Disappointed - story/characters repetitive to era of Lonesome Dove but a dime-a-dozen in the book. Predictable plot - to do it again I wouldn't have taken the time to finish. Read full review

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User Review  - Belinda Dilbeck-webb - Goodreads

I finished this one over a week ago but still i can't seem to get all of them out of my head. A sweet tale of love, family and home. The sweetness is attacked from outside forces on people who had ... Read full review

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Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

Diana Ossana has written two novels, more than a dozen screenplays and numerous essays.

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