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Scarlet plume /
Frederick Manfred.
imprint
New York : New American Library, 1973, c1964.
description
317 p.
ISBN
080328120X (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
New York : New American Library, 1973, c1964.
isbn
080328120X (pbk.)
general note
"A Signet book."
catalogue key
2893067
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" Scarlet Plume will remain in one's mind for a long time because his character is so indelibly fixed. This is a compelling story, powerfully written by an experienced craftsman familiar with Indian customs." Library Journal
"Scarlet Plume will remain in one''s mind for a long time because his character is so indelibly fixed. This is a compelling story, powerfully written by an experienced craftsman familiar with Indian customs." Library Journal
"Scarlet Plume will remain in one''s mind for a long time because his character is so indelibly fixed. This is a compelling story, powerfully written by an experienced craftsman familiar with Indian customs."-Library Journal
Manfred''s "novel stands with Hal Borland''s When the Legends Die, Mari Sandoz''s Cheyenne Autumn, and Oliver La Farge''s Laughing Boy."-Marshall Sprague, New York Times Book Review
"[Manfred's] novel stands with Hal Borland's When the Legends Die , Mari Sandoz's Cheyenne Autumn , and Oliver La Farge's Laughing Boy ." New York Times Book Review
Manfred's "novel stands with Hal Borland's When the Legends Die, Mari Sandoz's Cheyenne Autumn, and Oliver La Farge's Laughing Boy."Marshall Sprague, New York Times Book Review
Manfred's "novel stands with Hal Borland'sWhen the Legends Die, Mari Sandoz'sCheyenne Autumn, and Oliver La Farge'sLaughing Boy."-Marshall Sprague,New York Times Book Review
Manfred''s "novel stands with Hal Borland''s When the Legends Die , Mari Sandoz''s Cheyenne Autumn , and Oliver La Farge''s Laughing Boy ."Marshall Sprague, New York Times Book Review
"Scarlet Plume will remain in one's mind for a long time because his character is so indelibly fixed. This is a compelling story, powerfully written by an experienced craftsman familiar with Indian customs."Library Journal
"Scarlet Plume will remain in one's mind for a long time because his character is so indelibly fixed. This is a compelling story, powerfully written by an experienced craftsman familiar with Indian customs."-Library Journal
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Summaries
Main Description
In 1862, the largest Indian uprising in American history occurred in southern Minnesota. Enraged Sioux attempted to throw off the broken treaties that still bound them and to avenge the insults and depredations they had been forced to bear. Hundreds of whites were killed. Women were taken captive.Told from the point of view of Judith Raveling, a young woman widowed by the uprising,Scarlet Plumedraws on the brutal history of the conflict from beginning to end. Taken captive by the Sioux she is given to Scarlet Plume, one of the many warriors who know their cause is lost. Caught between the men who would wage war ruthlessly and his own judgment, which tells him how dearly the Sioux will pay for every white killed, Scarlet Plume tries to save all he can. Through the dangers of a pitiless war he returns Judith to the safety of her people. Soon she must try to save him.Scarlet Plumeis the third of Frederick Manfred's five-volume series, the Buckskin Man Tales.
Main Description
In 1862, the largest Indian uprising in American history occurred in southern Minnesota. Enraged Sioux attempted to throw off the broken treaties that still bound them and to avenge the insults and depredations they had been forced to bear. Hundreds of whites were killed. Women were taken captive. Told from the point of view of Judith Raveling, a young woman widowed by the uprising, Scarlet Plume draws on the brutal history of the conflict from beginning to end. Taken captive by the Sioux she is given to Scarlet Plume, one of the many warriors who know their cause is lost. Caught between the men who would wage war ruthlessly and his own judgment, which tells him how dearly the Sioux will pay for every white killed, Scarlet Plume tries to save all he can. Through the dangers of a pitiless war he returns Judith to the safety of her people. Soon she must try to save him. Scarlet Plume is the third of Frederick Manfred's five-volume series, the Buckskin Man Tales.
Main Description
In 1862, the largest Indian uprising in American history occurred in southern Minnesota. Enraged Sioux attempted to throw off the broken treaties that still bound them and to avenge the insults and depredations they had been forced to bear. Hundreds of whites were killed. Women were taken captive. Told from the point of view of Judith Raveling, a young woman widowed by the uprising,Scarlet Plumedraws on the brutal history of the conflict from beginning to end. Taken captive by the Sioux she is given to Scarlet Plume, one of the many warriors who know their cause is lost. Caught between the men who would wage war ruthlessly and his own judgment, which tells him how dearly the Sioux will pay for every white killed, Scarlet Plume tries to save all he can. Through the dangers of a pitiless war he returns Judith to the safety of her people. Soon she must try to save him. Scarlet Plumeis the third of Frederick Manfred's five-volume series, the Buckskin Man Tales.

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