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Sand in a Whirlwind: The Paiute Indian War of 1860

Egan, Ferol

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ISBN 10: 0385018142 / ISBN 13: 9780385018142
Published by Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1972
Condition: fair, poor
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22 cm, 316, illus., index, DJ worn with pieces missing, sticker residue on front endpaper, edges of book soiled and worn. The story of Chief Numaga and how he fought the whites to a standstill. Bookseller Inventory # 23509

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Title: Sand in a Whirlwind: The Paiute Indian War ...

Publisher: Doubleday, Garden City, NY

Publication Date: 1972

Book Condition: fair, poor

Edition: First Edition. First? Printing.

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Sand in a Whirlwind is a dramatic account of the events surrounding hostilities between settlers and Indians in the spring of 1860. Thirty years after its publication Ferol Egan's now classic tale continues to enlighten and engage readers.

About the Author:

As a native Californian from the gold rush country, Ferol Egan developed a love for the American West at an early age. An author, retired teacher, and historian, Egan is the author of six books including Fremont: Explorer for a Restless Nation for which he won the Gold Medal for nonfiction from the Commonwealth Club of California. He received the Silver Medal for Sand in the Whirlwind and the California Medal for The El Dorado Trail. He now resides in Berkeley, California.

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