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Cries from the Earth

The Outbreak Of the Nez Perce War and the Battle of White Bird Canyon June 17, 1877

The Plainsmen Series

Terry C. Johnston

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Cries from the Earth
Terry C. Johnston
 
By mid-1877, trouble in the Northwest is brewing like a foul broth. Ill will is growing between white settlers and the Non-Treaty bands of the Nez Perce. The American government is forcing the Indians from their homelands onto the reservation. Many go quietly, thinking more about their families than of the pride of their warriors. But for a few holdouts, there's no room for compromise. Their history, their heritage and their ancestors are buried beneath that land. Although severely outnumbered and outgunned, a few brave warriors will heed the call of...CRIES FROM THE EARTH.
Cries from the EarthTerry C. Johnston By mid-1877, trouble in the Northwest is brewing like a foul broth. Ill will is growing between white settlers and the Non-Treaty bands of the Nez Perce. The American government is forcing the Indians from their homelands onto the reservation. Many go quietly, thinking more about their families than of the pride of their warriors. But for a few holdouts, there's no room for compromise. Their history, their heritage and their ancestors are buried beneath that land. Although severely outnumbered and outgunned, a few brave warriors will heed the call of...CRIES FROM THE EARTH.

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Praise for Terry C. Johnston’s bestselling Plainsmen Series

“Rich and fascinating…There is a genuine flavor of the period and of the men who made it what it was.”—Washington Post Book World

“The author’s attention to detail and authenticity, coupled with his ability to spin a darned good yarn, makes it easy to see why Johnston is today’s bestselling frontier novelist. He’s one of a handful that truly knows the territory.”—Chicago Tribune

“Action-packed...lively, lusty, fascinating.”—Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph

“Johnston is a skilled storyteller whose words ring with desperation, confusion, and utter horror of a fight to the death between mortal enemies.”—Publishers Weekly

“Meticulously researched…genius.”—Rocky Mountain News

“Johnston [is] the great frontier historical novelist of his generation.”—Spur Award-winning author Paul Andrew Hutton, of Phil Sheridan and His Army

“Excellent...keep[s] readers in suspense.”—Fred Werner, noted Western historian

“Johnston can be considered the king of the Indian wars’ fiction writers.”—John D. McDermott, author of A Guide to the Indian Wars of the West

“Memorable characters, a great deal of history and lore...and deep insight into human nature, Indian or white.”—Booklist

“Johnston’s way of telling his story will capture your imagination!”—Guns & Ammo

“Gutsy adventure-entertainment...larded with just the right amounts of frontier sentiment.”
Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Terry C. Johnston’s bestselling Plainsmen Series

“Rich and fascinating…There is a genuine flavor of the period and of the men who made it what it was.”—Washington Post Book World

“The author’s attention to detail and authenticity, coupled with his ability to spin a darned good yarn, makes it easy to see why Johnston is today’s bestselling frontier novelist. He’s one of a handful that truly knows the territory.”—Chicago Tribune

“Action-packed...lively, lusty, fascinating.”—Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph

“Johnston is a skilled storyteller whose words ring with desperation, confusion, and utter horror of a fight to the death between mortal enemies.”—Publishers Weekly

“Meticulously researched…genius.”—Rocky Mountain News

“Johnston [is] the great frontier historical novelist of his generation.”—Spur Award-winning author Paul Andrew Hutton, of Phil Sheridan and His Army

“Excellent...keep[s] readers in suspense.”—Fred Werner, noted Western historian

“Johnston can be considered the king of the Indian wars’ fiction writers.”—John D. McDermott, author of A Guide to the Indian Wars of the West

“Memorable characters, a great deal of history and lore...and deep insight into human nature, Indian or white.”—Booklist

“Johnston’s way of telling his story will capture your imagination!”—Guns & Ammo

“Gutsy adventure-entertainment...larded with just the right amounts of frontier sentiment.”
Kirkus Reviews

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  • Terry C. Johnston

  • Terry C. Johnston, born on the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, lived his whole life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer’s Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country.  

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Cries from the Earth

The Outbreak Of the Nez Perce War and the Battle of White Bird Canyon June 17, 1877

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Terry C. Johnston

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