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Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison

Lenski, Lois

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ISBN 10: 0397300727 / ISBN 13: 9780397300723
Published by HarperCollins, 1964
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Although she escaped after numerous attempts and could have remained in the white men settlement, Mary Jemison remained with the Indians and was known as the "White Woman of the Genesee". Jacket protected in mylar cover. 298 pages. Appears unread. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004326

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Title: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Lenski, Lois

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

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In this classic Newbery Honor Award book, Lois Lenski authentically reconstructs the fascinating story of Mary Jemison's capture, flight, and early years with the Seneca Indians. Lenski has brought her special gifts for research, for writing, and for drawing to this true American story of a white girl's life among Native Americans.

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LOIS LENSKI (1893-1974) won the 1946 Newbery Medal for Strawberry Girl. She was a popular and prolific American writer and illustrator of picture books and children's and young-adult fiction.

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