Reap the Whirlwind : The Battle of the Rosebud, June 1876 (The Plainsmen Series #9)

Reap the Whirlwind : The Battle of the Rosebud, June 1876 (The Plainsmen Series #9)

by Terry C. Johnston

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Overview

“This account of battle on the plains brings the period to life.”—Publishers Weekly

Spring, 1876. The war cry has sounded. The Sioux and the Cheyenne are massing along the northern frontier. And even while his wife awaits the birth of their child, army scount Seamus Donegan knows he must head north to Fort Fetterman. Brigadier General George C. Crook is preparing to meet the fierce challenge laid down by the bold and brutal chief Crazy Horse, and the future hope of the nation rests in the strong hands and courageous hearts of men like Seamus Donegan. He yearns for a reunion with his wife, but the trail of that fateful campaign leads Donegan ever farther from home—toward the land of the Rosebud and a hard rain of blood and tears.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553299748
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1994
Series: Plainsmen Series , #9
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 577,173
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 6.95(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Terry C. Johnston is recognized as a master of the American historical novel. His grand adventures of the American West combine the grace and beauty of a natural storyteller with complete dedication to historical accuracy and authenticity. Johnston was born the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, and lived all his life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country. After writing more than 30 novels, he died in March 2001 in Millings, Montana.

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Reap the Whirlwind : The Battle of the Rosebud, June 1876 (The Plainsmen Series #9) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Well written novel of one of history’s forgotten battles.
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