The Thirty-Ninth Man: A Novel of the 1862 Uprising Dale A. Swanson

The Thirty-Ninth Man: A Novel of the 1862 Uprising

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Book Title
The Thirty-Ninth Man: A Novel of the 1862 Uprising
Author
Dale A. Swanson
ISBN
9780986326714
The Thirty-ninth Man is a historical novel culminating with the mass execution of thirty-eight men--the largest mass execution in the history of the United States. History tells us little of the thirty-ninth man--Tatemina-Round Wind--sentenced to die with the others. This story places fictional Anton McAllister in the center of real events, many uncovered during painstaking research.In 1862 with the beginnings of the Sioux Wars in the Minnesota River Valley, mixed blood, Anton, balances on the razor thin line separating corrupt Indian agents, unscrupulous fur traders, the U.S. Army and powerful chiefs from the Chippewa and Dakota nations. When his best friend, Tatemina, is falsely accused of war crimes and sentenced to die, Anton begins a race to save him from the gallows.The story begins in 1804 and concludes on December 26, 1862.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Dale A. SwansonPublisher: Rainy River PressPublished: 09/15/2017ISBN: 9780986326714Pages: 256Weight: 0.84lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.58dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2017

The Thirty-ninth Man is a historical novel culminating with the mass execution of thirty-eight men--the largest mass execution in the history of the United States. History tells us little of the thirty-ninth man--Tatemina-Round Wind--sentenced to die with the others. This story places fictional Anton McAllister in the center of real events, many uncovered during painstaking research.

In 1862 with the beginnings of the Sioux Wars in the Minnesota River Valley, mixed blood, Anton, balances on the razor thin line separating corrupt Indian agents, unscrupulous fur traders, the U.S. Army and powerful chiefs from the Chippewa and Dakota nations. When his best friend, Tatemina, is falsely accused of war crimes and sentenced to die, Anton begins a race to save him from the gallows.

The story begins in 1804 and concludes on December 26, 1862.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Dale A. Swanson
Publisher: Rainy River Press
Published: 09/15/2017
ISBN: 9780986326714
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.84lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.58d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2017

The Thirty-ninth Man is a historical novel culminating with the mass execution of thirty-eight men--the largest mass execution in the history of the United States. History tells us little of the thirty-ninth man--Tatemina-Round Wind--sentenced to die with the others. This story places fictional Anton McAllister in the center of real events, many uncovered during painstaking research.

In 1862 with the beginnings of the Sioux Wars in the Minnesota River Valley, mixed blood, Anton, balances on the razor thin line separating corrupt Indian agents, unscrupulous fur traders, the U.S. Army and powerful chiefs from the Chippewa and Dakota nations. When his best friend, Tatemina, is falsely accused of war crimes and sentenced to die, Anton begins a race to save him from the gallows.

The story begins in 1804 and concludes on December 26, 1862.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Dale A. Swanson
Publisher: Rainy River Press
Published: 09/15/2017
ISBN: 9780986326714
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.84lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.58d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2017