A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh

Bantam, 1992 - 862 pagina's
A towering biography of the great Shawnee leader Tecumseh from the author of Bantam's 1.5 million-copy Narratives of American novels. Born in 1768, Tecumseh was a brilliant and humane individual--a superb statesman and a military genius strategist of pronounced genius whose plan to unite all North American tribes into one people nearly succeeded. Illustrations and maps.

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Allan W. Eckert was born in Buffalo, New York on January 30, 1931. He served in the United States Air Force and attended the University of Dayton and Ohio State University. He was a historian, naturalist, novelist, poet, screenwriter and playwright. He wrote over 40 books during his lifetime including A Time of Terror: The Great Dayton Flood, Wild Season, The Silent Sky, The Frontiersmen, Wilderness Empire, The Conquerors, and A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh, which were all nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in literature. He received the Newbery Honor Book Award for Incident at Hawk's Hill. He also wrote almost all of the scripts for television's Wild Kingdom and adapted The Frontiersmen into the play Tecumseh! He died of prostate cancer on July 7, 2011 at the age of 80.

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