Title: Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison
Publication Date: 1964
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Lenski, Lois
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
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
Synopsis: 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.
About the Author: In addition to illustrating the first four Betsy-Tacy books, Lois Lenski (1893-1974) was the 1946 Newberry Medal winning author of Strawberry Girl.
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