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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.
This was a well written book. I enjoyed that the author took several different perspectives on writing a more accurate portrayal of history.Published 2 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 3 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 7 days ago by Jeffrey J. Ward
This was a very interesting book about Kit Carson and the American expansion of the West. Lots of details which I enjoyed learning about our Manifest Destiny, some shameful and... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Sassy & Oliver
An overview of"winning the west" and the subjugation of the Indians, particularly the Navajo tribe, Told through a prism of number of historical figures, most notably kit Carson,... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Kindle Customer
My first Hampton Sides book and I am hooked. If you enjoy history and good writing, this book is for you.Published 12 days ago by Lynn W. Smith
A great book about a successful indian fighter and Indian friend. A very interesting historical account of the West. I would recommend to anyone.Published 13 days ago by T. Weeks