Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

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Demco Media, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's eloquent, fully documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the 19th century. When it was first published in 1971, both reviewers and the reading public responded first with shock, then a deep sense of shame, calling it shattering (Washington Post), and heartbreaking (The New York Times). It went on to sell over a million copies in hardcover and four million copies in paperback, and was translated into 15 languages around the world.

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User Review  - Cecrow - LibraryThing

The map of the United States is scattered with the names of our continent's original peoples. In many cases this is all that remains of them. By the 1860s, when this book's detailed coverage of their ... Read full review

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User Review  - TerriBooks - LibraryThing

This is probably the most depressing and tragic book I've ever read. It just goes on and on, injustice after injustice, murder after murder. If it were fiction, you'd have to ding the author for ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Dee Brown wrote more than twenty-five books on American history and the West, including Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

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