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Six weeks in the Sioux tepees

by Sarah F. Wakefield | 03 March 2016
Category: General Biography
Synopsis
Clashes between white and Indian societies are erupting into war when Sarah Wakefield is taken captive in 1862. She is the wife of an Agency doctor and a known friend of the Sioux. As desperate Sioux warriors attack the Agency, Sarah falls victim to the circumstances. In her narrative of the six weeks she is held captive, she vividly describes her trials, anguish, and pain, both physically and psychologically. Caught between two cultures, she is a woman and a mother struggling with a situation thrown upon her and her family. When she returns to white society, she finds that her battles are not over yet.With this reprint of the classic narrative of her survival, readers will come to know the Sioux culture and appreciate her struggle on the Great Plains. Six Weeks in the Sioux Tepees is a reprint of the classic narrative of Sarah Wakefield's survival. Told in her own words, this compelling tale was a best seller when it was originally published more than one hundred years ago. Today it offers readers a unique perspective on Sioux culture and what life was like on the Great Plains in mid-nineteenth-century America.
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Synopsis
Clashes between white and Indian societies are erupting into war when Sarah Wakefield is taken captive in 1862. She is the wife of an Agency doctor and a known friend of the Sioux. As desperate Sioux warriors attack the Agency, Sarah falls victim to the circumstances. In her narrative of the six weeks she is held captive, she vividly describes her trials, anguish, and pain, both physically and psychologically. Caught between two cultures, she is a woman and a mother struggling with a situation thrown upon her and her family. When she returns to white society, she finds that her battles are not over yet.With this reprint of the classic narrative of her survival, readers will come to know the Sioux culture and appreciate her struggle on the Great Plains. Six Weeks in the Sioux Tepees is a reprint of the classic narrative of Sarah Wakefield's survival. Told in her own words, this compelling tale was a best seller when it was originally published more than one hundred years ago. Today it offers readers a unique perspective on Sioux culture and what life was like on the Great Plains in mid-nineteenth-century America.
€13.93
41 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781493023165
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 03/03/2016
Categories - All, Books, Biography & True Crime, Biography, General Biography
No. of Pages - 96
Weight - 136
Edition - New edition 0
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 23
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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