Long Winter Gone (Son of the Plains Series #1)

Long Winter Gone (Son of the Plains Series #1)

by Terry C. Johnston

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The bestselling author of Crack in the Sky brings to life Custer’s legacy as never before in the start of a triumphant trilogy.
From the battlefield to the homefront, they were the proud and passionate inheritors of a glorious frontier, their fates linked to the star of one ambitious, enigmatic—and tragic—man. Few names of the American frontier resonate like that of George Armstrong Custer. His fiery temperament and irrepressible arrogance led him to glory on the field of battle . . . and tragedy at Little Big Horn.
At twenty-eight, Custer was already a legend. In 1868, the Civil War hero was sent west to lead a daring winter campaign against the Cheyenne. Among the hostiles captured at the battle of Washita was Monaseetah, a ripe, raven-haired firebrand of only seventeen summers. Though “Yellow Hair,” as her people called him, had taken her prisoner, it was he who was held hostage by her charms—and he who risked marriage, reputation, and career in her arms. For in love, as on any other battlefield, Custer would never know retreat.

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ISBN-13: 9780553286212
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/1990
Series: Son of the Plains Series , #1
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Terry C. Johnston is recognized as a master of the American historical novel. His grand adventures of the American West combine the grace and beauty of a natural storyteller with complete dedication to historical accuracy and authenticity. Johnston was born on the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, and lived all his life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country. After writing more than thirty novels, he died in March 2001 in Millings, Montana.

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Long Winter Gone (Son of the Plains Series #1) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Highly recommend to those interested in Native Americans, U.S. Cavalry, Plains Wars, Western Lit, and particularlly George Armstrong Custer's fans and foes. With outstanding historical accuracies and attention to details this story portrays a winter in Custers life most of us never heard even rumors of. How did the (married) General warm his bed that frigid winter? Did America's most famous Indian fighter actually conceive a child with a full blooded Cheyenne princess? This is GOOD stuff!
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