very nice book, astonishingly accurate for language and general ambience reconstruction, despite having been written by a sports journalist...Not a masterpiece but a good companion during rainy days.
Interesting premise, but... the author never quite pulls it off. There was never a moment once the "diary" entries started that I felt that this was anything other than straight-up fiction. The main character had just too many modern sensibilities to be believable. The remaining characters tended to be stereotypes of their ethnicity/religion. There really weren't any surprises here but I have to say that the story did flow well and did a decent job of holding the reader's interest....Continua
I thoroughly enjoyed this historical fiction novel. It is written as an autobiography of a woman named May Dodd who was in mental institution until she agrees to participates in a secret government program that agreed to marry one thousand white women to the Cheyenne tribe of Native Americans. I found it to be a wonderful adventure, funny and sad and surprisingly very believable....Continua
I often wonder sometimes if events would have occured differently how that might have changed history. What if President Grant had said yes to the request? Would have it have it occured something like Fergus describes or would it have been successful?...Continua