One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
Publish date: April 1st 2010
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
An inside look at the shameful history of our country against the first people of this land. At times touching and brutal. Always the women make the difference.
In this semi-historical fiction novel, a group of misfit women volunteer to go West to become the brides to the Cheyenne Indians in 1875.My sole regret is that I was unable to be present when the family was notified of the circumstances of my “escape” from the “prison” from which you had all conspir...
One Thousand White Women is a scary title. It makes me think of the White Walkers in Game of Thrones. All these zombified women walking across the plains looking for Indians to chomp on assimilate. In way, I think my alternate history story is not as farfetched as Fergus' story, but I digress. The t...
Jim Fergus’ One Thousand White Women follows May Dodd and a motley crew of women from her incarceration in a Chicago insane asylum where she had been committed for falling in love with a man beneath her station, to the prairies of the Nebraska Territory as part of President Ulysses S. Grant’s “Bride...
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