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The vengeance of mothers : the journals of Margaret Kelly & Molly McGill / by Jim Fergus.

Fergus, Jim, (author.).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza LP F FERGUS jim Vengeance (Text) 840191002461987 Auburn Plaza - Large Print Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library LP FER (Text) 70743000155856 Large Print Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library LP F FER (Text) 70621000216219 Adult - Large Print Fiction Checked out 07/17/2018
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP FER (Text) 78731000501395 Large Print Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) LP F FER (Text) 30032010706619 LARGE PRINT FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432843601
  • ISBN: 1432843605
  • Physical Description: 615 pages (large print); 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017.

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9 March 1876. My name is Meggie Kelly and I take up this pencil with my twin sister, Susie. We have nothing left, less than nothing. The village of our People has been destroyed, all our possessions burned, our friends butchered by the soldiers, our baby daughters gone, frozen to death on an ungodly trek across these rocky mountains. Empty of human feeling, half-dead ourselves, all that remains of us intact are hearts turned to stone. We curse the U.S. government, we curse the Army, we curse the savagery of mankind, white and Indian alike. We curse God in his heaven. Do not underestimate the power of a mother's vengeance... So begins the Journal of Margaret Kelly, a woman who participated in the U.S. government's "Brides for Indians" program in 1873, a program whose conceit was that the way to peace between the United States and the Cheyenne Nation was for one thousand white women to be given as brides in exchange for three hundred horses.
Subject: Women, White > Fiction.
Cheyenne Indians > Fiction.
Indians of North America > West (U.S.) > Government relations > Fiction.
Whites > West (U.S.) > Relations with Indians > Fiction.
Interracial marriage > West (U.S.) > Fiction.
Retribution > Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Historical.
Genre: Diary fiction.
Western stories.

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