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WHITE SAVAGE: The Case Of John Dunn Hunter.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Schocken, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An investigation into the controversy surrounding Hunter, a 19th century white man who claimed to have been raised in captivity by the Osage Indians and who fought to save the American Indians from genocide until he was murdered in 1827. His autobiography, published in 1823, was first acclaimed, and later denounced as a fraud, but the research behind this book uncovers a different story and returns Hunter to his rightful place in history. Map endpapers. 282 pp. with index and bibliographical essay. ISBN: 0-8052-34616.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (toning to the pages.)Book ID: 56859More details Price: $20.00
THE DEATHS OF SYBIL BOLTON: An American History.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Times Books, (1994). First edition - "A journalist provides a provocative look at the systematic reign of terror against the Osage Indians that took place during the 1920s, revealing a campaign of swindles, murder, and cover-up designed to seize the tribe's wealth." In this case, the author discovers the brutal murder of his grandmother was part of a deliberate killing spree carried out by white Oklahomans against the Osages after oil was discovered on their land. Publishers material laid in, 261 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 76379More details Price: $21.50