The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History

The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History Author Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN-10 0770435831
ISBN-13 9780770435837
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 528
Language English
Publisher Broadway Books
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In the tradition of Empire of the Summer Moon a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25 year Apache struggle for their homelandThey called him Mickey Free His kidnapping started the longest war in American history and both sides the Apaches and the white invadersblamed him for it A mixed blood warrior who moved uneasily between the worlds of the Apaches and the American soldiers he was never trusted by either but desperately needed by both He was the only man Geronimo ever feared He played a pivotal role in this long war for the desert Southwest from its beginning in 1861 until its end in 1890 with his pursuit of the renegade scout Apache Kid In this sprawling monumental work Paul Hutton unfolds over two decades of the last war for the West through the eyes of the men and women who lived it This is Mickey Free s story but also the story of his contemporaries the great Apache leaders Mangas Coloradas Cochise and Victorio the soldiers Kit Carson O O Howard George Crook and Nelson Miles the scouts and frontiersmen Al Sieber Tom Horn Tom Jeffords and Texas John Slaughter the great White Mountain scout Alchesay and the Apache female warrior Lozen the fierce Apache warrior Geronimo and the Apache Kid These lives shaped the violent history of the deserts and mountains of the Southwestern borderlands a bleak and unforgiving world where a people would make a final bloody stand against an American war machine bent on their destruction True West Best Nonfiction Author of 2016

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The Apache Wars

The Apache Wars Author Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN-10 9780770435820
Release 2016-05-03
Pages 544

The Apache Wars

The Apache Wars Author Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN-10 9780770435837
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 514

The Apache Wars

The Apache Wars Author Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN-10 9780770435837
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 514

The Apache Wars

The Apache Wars Author Paul Andrew Hutton
ISBN-10 9780770435813
Release 2016-03
Pages 544