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Military historian Ambrose examines the connections between the Indian chief and the cavalry officer who fought at Little Bighorn.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
"Movingly told and well written . . . a fine contribution, one that will be read with pleasure and admiration by general reader, student and scholar alike. Ambrose has breathed new life into the familiar facts."--"Library Journal" "An epic and accurate retelling of one of our country's most tragic periods."--"Baltimore Sun" --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
I found it to be an eye opener, gave me a better understanding of the way things where in those days.Published 12 months ago by Richard Larin
Very interersting book about the blind luck that Custer had in life that failed him in the end. Interesting points about the life style of Native Americans. Read morePublished on April 3 2004 by Jeff Sartain
Wonderful depiction of the parallel lives of two legendary western figures. Loved it from beginning to tragic end.Published on Nov. 5 2003 by tstroeb
Historical writing doesn't get much better than this.
In parallel chapters, Ambrose presents the story of these two warriors, from their births to their final tragic meeting... Read more
I enjoyed Ambrose's approach of following the lives of natural leaders in different cultures. It was interesting the see how each culture, Americans in the late 1800s and American... Read morePublished on Dec 15 2001 by Amazon Customer
Crazy Horse and George Custer were leaders. They led by example, they led by acclamation, and they led driven by a desire to shape the future of their people. Read morePublished on Nov. 15 2001 by Terp Allan
Guided by pure facts, spirited by the truth, Stephen Ambrose rises among all other authers with regard to this most important time in our countries history. Read morePublished on April 1 2001 by Steven M Shields
I got this book as a gift and I just finished it recently. I have to say I loved the book...a lot. Before this book, I had absolutely no knowledge of this history and now I find... Read morePublished on Feb. 17 2001 by Norm Zurawski