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Kidnapped and Sold by Indians: True Story of Settler Child

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Down and dirty truth

This tale is a first-person, no frills account by a man who was kidnapped and traded by Indians to several tribes. It is about being torn between two worlds; it's about being torn in two. I loved it. It isn't the kind of story where the author pours his heart out, but y...
This tale is a first-person, no frills account by a man who was kidnapped and traded by Indians to several tribes. It is about being torn between two worlds; it's about being torn in two. I loved it. It isn't the kind of story where the author pours his heart out, but you can read between the lines. It might turn some people off, because it shows the situation as it was -- not what some "He Dance With Wolves" fantasy shows.

posted by 7927184 on April 15, 2011

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

recommended

Very short story - great thing to take along if expecting to wait for an appointment - can read within an hour and half. It's unfortunate the author did not give a detailed account of his time with the Indians or that more background wasn't given about the settlers at...
Very short story - great thing to take along if expecting to wait for an appointment - can read within an hour and half. It's unfortunate the author did not give a detailed account of his time with the Indians or that more background wasn't given about the settlers attitudes toward the Indians at that time and vice versa. Could have been a wealth of knowledge; however, in spite of the brevity of the work, it does give a powerful insight into human nature and the innate desire to be bonded to family.

posted by Keg-Runner on February 6, 2012

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  • Posted April 11, 2012

    very good

    a good accounting of a young boy's life changed so abruptly

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2012

    Lacking

    Lacking much in acts and story

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2010

    I would buy it

    But I can not open it. Have a nice day because I can not open this to read it!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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