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Panther in the Sky [NOOK Book]

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"Thom shows how, in honest, capable hands, fictionalized biography can add verisimilitude to the life and times of this extraordinary America....The dialogue has the ring of reality about it....Thom is able to get into the thoughts and emotions of his characters...."
DEE BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES Rich, colorful and bursting with excitment, this remarkable story turns James Alexander Thom's power and passion for American history to the epic story of Tecumseh's life and give us a heart-thumping novel of one man's ...
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Overview

"Thom shows how, in honest, capable hands, fictionalized biography can add verisimilitude to the life and times of this extraordinary America....The dialogue has the ring of reality about it....Thom is able to get into the thoughts and emotions of his characters...."
DEE BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES Rich, colorful and bursting with excitment, this remarkable story turns James Alexander Thom's power and passion for American history to the epic story of Tecumseh's life and give us a heart-thumping novel of one man's magnificent destiny--to unite his people in the struggle to save their land and their way of life from the relentless press of the white settlers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307763143
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/6/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 58,076
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Posted November 29, 2008

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    Review from Kentucky

    This was the first book by James Alexander Thom I read. I am hooked. This guy is absolutely one of the best story tellers of our time. He takes you right to the heart of the story and doesn't miss a beat. He is the master of mixing historical fact with a bit of fiction to create a very accurate historical novel.<BR/>I have read all of his books. Everything he writes is a must read.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2004

    excellent author

    James Alexander Thom is the best author I have read in a long time. I read this book first, and since then i have read every title he has had published. excellent, captivating, reading!!!!! Thank You, Mr. Thom a forever fan

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2004

    A review from Chillicothe

    Panther in the Sky is not only a fabulous, enthralling read, but as historically accurate as it gets. As a resident of Chillicothe I have attended our outdoor drama 'Tecumseh!' many times and I must say this book far better relays the character and integrity of the Native American people. You will truly learn from this read. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Thom!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2012

    Pantherstar

    Here through a small tunnel a apprentice and mentor can pass, at the other side is a clearing that is hiden with ivy, braken, and thorn vines. It is well protected and a perfect training spot.~Pantherstar

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2010

    The Best Book I've Ever Read!

    I first read this book when I was in the eighth grade in 1993. I read it three times that year. I was an immediate fan. Panther in the Sky has remained my favorite book all these years. I have yet to find one that even comes close to the enjoyment I got from this book! It truly is the best book I've ever read.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2013

    An old favorite

    Historical fiction at its best

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Here?

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    So...

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    Posted April 11, 2014

    Firesteel to Zane

    (I need to go now. We'll talk later.)

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    Second res

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2012

    Superb read!

    This is definitely a 5-star book!

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    Posted November 11, 2012

    Im locked out!

    Im locked out! Fernblossom

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  • Posted August 20, 2011

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    Recommend with reservations

    I enjoyed the book overall but felt the author described too many battles that went on and on. Got rather boring. One battle seemed the same as the next. Found myself speed-reading through most of them. I liked the main story of Tecumseh and enjoyed the characters. I felt I got my money's worth because of the length of the book. We Americans need to feel ashamed at the way we treated the Indians and devastated their families and their land. Hope we learned some valuable lessons.

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  • Posted November 26, 2010

    highly recommend!

    Excellant read on a very important person in American history. Almost prolonged the course of American expansion westward in the 1800's.

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