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Crow Mary : a novel / Kathleen Grissom.

Grissom, Kathleen, (author.).

In Montana in the summer of 1872, Crow Mary marries Abe Farwell, a white fur trader, and accompanies him to his trading post in the Cypress Hills of Saskatchewan, Canada. In the spring of 1873, they are preparing to return to Montana when they witness the Cypress Hills Massacre, in which forty innocent Nakoda are killed by a drunken gang. Following the massacre, Crow Mary single-handedly recues five Nakoda women who are being held captive and abused by the gang. Thus, she sets off a whirlwind of colliding cultures that brings out the worst and best in the cast of unforgettable characters and pushes the love between Farwell and Crow Mary to the breaking point. Inspired by the life of the real Crow Mary and endorsed by her great-granddaughter, Crow elders, and Crow scholars, this is an epic love story that sweeps across decades, showcases the beauty of the natural world, and probes the intimacies of a marriage and one woman's heart.

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  • ISBN: 9781476748474
  • Physical Description: xii, 348 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2023.
Subject: Crow women > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Culture conflict > Fiction.
Indians of North America > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Marriage > Fiction.
Indian traders > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Western fiction.

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Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity FIC GRI CRO 2023 (Text) 31001101922624 Adult Fiction Checked Out 05/24/2024

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