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This book was very well written.
This new book is in part a biography of Kit Carson and an overall history of the Navaho, the Mexican American War and the taking of the west by manifest destiny.
Hampton Sides had certainly done his homework in researching the history of the tie and personal history of those he writes about.
Just moved to the SW and was looking for books to read that would give a good historical perspective of the area. This book was exactly what I was looking for. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Jimmy
The first "review" here at Amazon is from Publishers Weekly and a bigoted, uninformed, prejudiced and truly stupid bunch of sentences. 1. Read morePublished 6 days ago by C. E. Cazedessus II
Extremely interesting. Loaded with facts I certainly never knew and I lived in New MexicoPublished 14 days ago by Theodore D Lynch
excellent in its description of its primary characters and this time in history.Published 14 days ago by KENDALLROAD
This was a well written book. I enjoyed that the author took several different perspectives on writing a more accurate portrayal of history.Published 17 days ago by michael eley
Living in Santa Fe and knowing many of the geographic areas described in the book, the story had real presence for me. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Ray Gulick
This is the third book I have read by this author. His books on the rescue of survivors of the Bataan Death March--"Ghost Soldiers"--was very moving especially since one of the... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Jeffrey J. Ward