Twilight of Empireby Allan W. Eckert
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They had defeated the French and now the English possessed the vast North American Empire. Soldiers, traders, settlersall began the trek across the wilderness to claim the land and its riches. Against this relentless tide Indian warriors rose up in bitter fury exploded in the bloody battle for the conquest of the Northwest territory.
'Reading Eckert is like listening to a master storyteller: he presents his material in vivid detail, using the novelist's technique to enhance dramatic events.' Publishers Weekly
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This is the best historical presentation of a great time in America. It is a story within history, accurate, not overly detailed. It is a factual account but reads like a novel minus too much flowery language. One of the best authors of American history.