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Cherokee America, Paperback Book

Cherokee America Paperback

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From the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Maud's Line, an epic novel that follows a web of complex family alliances and culture clashes in the Cherokee Nation during the aftermath of the Civil War, and the unforgettable woman at its center.

It's the early spring of 1875 in the Cherokee Nation West. A baby, a black hired hand, a bay horse, a gun, a gold stash, and a preacher have all gone missing. Cherokee America Singer, known as ';Check,' a wealthy farmer, mother of five boys, and soon-to-be widow, is not amused.

In this epic of the American frontier, several plots intertwine around the heroic and resolute Check: her son is caught in a compromising position that results in murder; a neighbor disappears; another man is killed. The tension mounts and the violence escalates as Check's mixed race family, friends, and neighbors come together to protect their communityand painfully expel one of their own.

Cherokee America vividly, and often with humor, explores the bondsof blood and place, of buried histories and half-told tales, of past grief and present injurythat connect a colorful, eclectic cast of characters, anchored by the clever, determined, and unforgettable Check.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: HMH Books
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  • Category: Historical fiction
  • ISBN: 9780358116691

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