Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Written by Dee Brown
Published by Henry Holt & Company
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Now a special 30th-anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history “The New York Times” called “Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking…Impossible to put down” “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” is Dee Brown’s eloquent, fully 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 almost four million copies and has been translated into seventeen languages. For this elegant thirtieth-anniversary edition – published in both hardcover and paperback – Brown has contributed an incisive new preface. Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown allows the great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes to tell us in their own words of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that finally left them demoralized and defeated. 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 really won.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780805066692
    Publication Date
    January 23, 2001
    Page Count
    487
    Audience
    Adult
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    00040958
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    44405713
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0805066691
    Lexile® Level
    1160L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~Z+
    Est. ATOS® Book Level
    ~8.5

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