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The Resource Wild ran the rivers : one family's Western odyssey, James D. Crownover

Wild ran the rivers : one family's Western odyssey, James D. Crownover

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Wild ran the rivers : one family's Western odyssey
Title
Wild ran the rivers
Title remainder
one family's Western odyssey
Statement of responsibility
James D. Crownover
Title variation
Wild ran the rivers
Title variation remainder
one familys western odyssey
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ruth Harris and her younger brother, Jerry, who are of mixed Cherokee and white heritage, head down the Ohio with their parents to settle new country, perhaps in Arkansas. Pirates kill their parents, and the kids become captives on a Mississippi River island. Ruth is forced into marriage with a ne'er-do-well and bears his child; Jerry seems destined to become a pirate. Then the New Madrid earthquake of 1811 intervenes
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Summary
Forced to marry one of her pirate captives, Ruth and her brother, Jerry, are held prisoner until the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 prompt their escape through a trackless wilderness where they experience a gunfight and help rescue an Osage family
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Award
  • Spur Medicine Pipe Bearers Award for Best First Novel, 2015.
  • Spur Awards, Best Western Historical Novel, 2015.
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10350975
Cataloging source
DLC
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Crownover, James D
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Five Trails West
Series volume
Book 1
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  • Cherokee Indians
  • Indian families
  • United States
  • FICTION / Historical
  • Cherokee Indians
  • Indian families
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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one family's western odyssey
Label
Wild ran the rivers : one family's Western odyssey, James D. Crownover
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn876004507
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9781432828776
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014018574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)876004507
Label
Wild ran the rivers : one family's Western odyssey, James D. Crownover
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn876004507
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9781432828776
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014018574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)876004507

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