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The taking of Jemima Boone : colonial settlers, tribal nations, and the kidnap that shaped America / Matthew Pearl.

Pearl, Matthew, (author.).

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Summary:

Explores the little-known true story of the kidnapping of thirteen-year-old Jemima Boone, Daniel Boone's daughter, by a Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party and the ensuing battle with reverberations that nobody could predict.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 976.902 .B724t 2021 (Text) 37814003390482 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 10/12/2021 Checked out 11/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062937780
  • ISBN: 0062937782
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cast of characters -- Prologue -- The taking. Duck ; Bloody ground ; The plan ; Ends of the Earth -- Retaliation. Fallout ; Rise of Blackfish ; Families -- The reckoning. Risen ; Before the thunder ; The last siege ; Aftershocks.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the little-known true story of the kidnapping of thirteen-year-old Jemima Boone, Daniel Boone's daughter, by a Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party and the ensuing battle with reverberations that nobody could predict.
Subject: Boone, Jemima > Captivity.
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
Indian captivities > Kentucky > History > 18th century.
Indians of North America > Kentucky > History > 18th century.
Kentucky > History > 18th century.
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