The Long Knives Are Crying
by Joseph M Marshall III (9781555916725)

The Long Knives Are Crying
 
Joseph M Marshall III
Release Date: 20 December 2008
Format: Hardback
Pages: 441
Category: Historical Fiction
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
ISBN: 9781555916725
ISBN-10: 1555916724



The second novel in Joseph M. Marshall III's acclaimed Lakota Western series begins ten years later, in 1875, as Sitting Bull begins gathering thousands of Lakota to face the growing problem of white incursion. What follows is a sweeping tale of the Battle of the Little Bighorn (the Greasy Grass), including the days and weeks leading up to the conflict and the remarkable defeat of General George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry. Told for the first time from the Native perspective through the eyes of Red Cloud, the story also weaves in the lesser-known but strategically important Battle of the Rosebud and the uncertain future that faced the Lakota following victory. Once again, Marshall infuses the story with his unique voice and eye for detail, creating a page-turning Western with a style of its own. AUTHOR: Joseph M. Marshall III was born and raised on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation and holds a PhD from the reservation university, which he helped to establish. The award-winning author of ten books, including Hundred in the Hand, The Lakota Way, and The Journey of Crazy Horse, he has also contributed to various publications and written several screenplays. His first language is Lakota, he handcrafts primitive Lakota bows and arrows, and he is a specialist in wilderness survival. Marshall's work as a cultural and historical consultant can be seen and heard in the Turner Network Television and Dreamworks epic television miniseries Into the West.

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