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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee By Dee Brown

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

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Summary

The classic bestselling history "The New York Times" has called original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking is available in a special 30th-anniversary edition. 56 illustrations.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Summary

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

Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now repackaged with a new introduction from bestselling author Hampton Sides to coincide with a major HBO dramatic film of the book, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown's classic, eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century. A national bestseller in hardcover for more than a year after its initial publication, it has sold over four million copies in multiple editions and has been translated into seventeen languages.

Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the series of battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them and their people demoralized and decimated. A unique and disturbing narrative told with force and clarity, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee changed forever our vision of how the West was won, and lost. It tells a story that should not be forgotten, and so must be retold from time to time.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Reviews

"Shattering, appalling, compelling...One wonders, reading this searing, heartbreaking book, who, indeed, were the savages." --William McPherson, The Washington Post

"Extraordinarily powerful." --Nat Hentoff

"Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking . . . Impossible to put down." --The New York Times

About Dee Brown

A librarian for many years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dee Brown was the author of over twenty-five books on the American West and the Civil War. His Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, considered a classic in its field, was a New York Times bestseller for over a year, and has been translated into many languages. Dee Brown died in 2002.

Hampton Sides is editor-at-large for Outside magazine, and the author of Ghost Soldiers and Blood and Thunder. He won the 2002 PEN USA Award for nonfiction.

Additional information

CIN000103413
9780805086843
0805086846
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Henry Holt & Company Inc
2007-05-15
487
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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