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Author Sharfstein, Daniel J, author.

Title Thunder in the mountains : Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War / Daniel J. Sharfstein.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]


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Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 613 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 509-592) and index.
Contents Prologue: The dreamers -- A willing exile -- New beginnings -- Quite good friends -- Winding waters -- The wilderness of American power -- Adonis in blue -- Wind blowing -- A sharp-sighted heart -- Aloft -- Split rocks -- Fait accompli -- A perfect panic -- Death in ghastly forms -- Bullets singing like bees -- Heart of the monster -- Lightning all around -- Fury -- A world of our own -- Through the veil -- Where the sun now stands -- The best Indian -- Red moon -- A glorious era -- Swing low -- Epilogue: Acts of remembering.
Summary "Chronicles the epic clash between General Oliver Otis Howard, who took on a mission in the Pacific Northwest to force Native Americans onto reservations, and the Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph, who refused to leave his ancestral land"--NoveList.
Subject Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909.
Joseph (Nez Percé Chief), 1840-1904.
Nez Percé Indians -- Wars, 1877.
Indians of North America -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History.
ISBN 9780393239416 (hardcover)
0393239411 (hardcover)
9780393355659 (paperback)

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