Stock Image

The Lance and the Shield, The Life and Times of Sitting Bull

Utley, Robert M

670 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0805012745 / ISBN 13: 9780805012743
Published by Henry Holt, N.Y., 1993
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 35.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Old West Books (ABAA)
Colorado Springs, CO, U.S.A.

3-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since November 24, 1997

About this Item

413 pages, frontis, photos, SIGNED by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 6681

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Lance and the Shield, The Life and Times...

Publisher: Henry Holt, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Chronicles the life of the famous warrior, Sitting Bull, correcting many common misconceptions about the legendary native American. By the author of The Last Days of the Sioux. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. History Bk Club Main. BOMC. QPB.

From the Inside Flap:

"His narrative is griping....Mr. Utley transforms Sitting Bull, the abstract, romanticized icon and symbol, into a flesh-and-blood person with a down-to-earth story....THE LANCE AND THE SHIELD clears the screen of the exaggerations and fantasies long directed at the name of Sitting Bull."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
Reviled by the United States government as a troublemaker and a coward, revered by his people as a great warrior chief, Sitting Bull has long been one of the most fascinating and misunderstood figures in American history. Now, distinguished historian Robert M. Utley has forged a compelling new portrait of Sitting Bull, viewing the man from the Lakota perspective for the very first time to render the most unbiased and historically accurate biography of Sitting Buil to date.
WINNER OF THE SPUR AWARD FOR BEST WESTERN NONFICTION
HISTORICAL BOOK OF 1993
A MAIN SELECTIN OF THE HISTORY BOOK CLUB
A FEATURED ALTERNATE SELECTION OF THE QUALITY PAPERBACK BOOK
CLUB

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Rare, Out-of-Print Books on the American West. Old West Books. By Appointment,Catalog, Book shows and Internet Sales.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Visa, Master Card,Check or money order, payable to Old West Books
Shipping: Priority mail,$8.50 for 1st book( heavier books may require additional postage), $4.50 for each additional book. Bookrate, $4.50 for 1st book,$2.00 for each additional item. Items insured at buyers expense if desired. Seller not responsible for lost shipments unless insured. Sales taxes apply to all items shipped within Colorado. Confirmed orders held for 10 days. Any item may be returned if condition is not as stated, w...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All items wrapped in bubble wrap and shipped in a cardboard box. Delivery conformation included on all orders at sellers expense.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check