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Red Men And White

Gelesen von David Wales

(4,161 Sterne; 28 Bewertungen)

These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so swiftly do we proceed. They belong to each other in a kinship of life and manners, and a little through the nearer tie of having here and there a character in common. Thus they resemble faintly the separate parts of a whole, and gain, perhaps, something of the invaluable weight of length; and they have been received by my closest friends with suspicion. ...When our national life, our own soil, is so rich in adventures to record, what need is there for one to call upon his invention save to draw, if he can, characters who shall fit these strange and dramatic scenes? One cannot improve upon such realities. If this fiction is at all faithful to the truth from which it springs, let the thanks be given to the patience and boundless hospitality of the Army friends and other friends across the Missouri who have housed my body and instructed my mind. And if the stories entertain the ignorant without grieving the judicious I am content. (Summary from Author's Preface) (9 hr 37 min)

Chapters

00 Author's Preface

9:12

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01 Little Big Horn Medicine, part 1

37:06

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02 Little Big Horn Medicine, part 2

32:24

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03 Specimen Jones

55:59

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04 The Serenade At Siskiyou

35:31

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05 The General's Bluff, part 1

32:07

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06 The General's Bluff, part 2

33:08

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07 Salvation Gap

32:29

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08 The Second Missouri Compromise, part 1

26:15

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09 The Second Missouri Compromise, part 2

30:55

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10 La Tinaja Bonita, part 1

46:46

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11 La Tinaja Bonita, part 2

1:01:39

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12 A Pilgrim On The Gila, part 1

47:23

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13 A Pilgrim On The Gila, part 2

57:39

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14 A Pilgrim On The Gila, part 3

39:23

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Bewertungen

Red and White

(4,5 Sterne)

More about white than red. Still a very good book. Mostly biographical.