They had defeated the French and now the English possessed the vast North American Empire. Soldiers, traders, settlersall began the trek across the wilderness to claim the land and its riches. Against this relentless tide Indian warriors rose up in bitter fury exploded in the bloody battle for the conquest of the Northwest territory.
Reading Eckert is like listening to a master storyteller he presents his material in vivid detail, using the novelists technique to enhance dramatic events. Publishers Weekly The epic tale of a towering Native American hero by the award-winning author of The Frontiersmen. Published to rave reviews, this extraordinary book tells the story of Shawnee leader Tecumseh, a military genius whose vision was to unite the North American tribes into one powerful Indian nation, capable of forcing back the encroaching white settlers.