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Download Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (174 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: S. M. Barrett Narrator: Pat Bottino Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Here is one of the most extraordinary and invaluable documents in the annals of Native American history: the authentic testament of a remarkable war shaman who, for several years, held off both Mexico and the United States in fierce defense of Apache lands.

During 1905 and 1906, Geronimo, the legendary Apache warrior and honorary war chief, dictated his story through a native interpreter to S. M. Barrett, then superintendent of schools in Lawton, Oklahoma. As Geronimo was by then a prisoner of war, Barrett had to appeal all the way up the chain of command to President Teddy Roosevelt for permission to record the words of the Indian outlaw.

Geronimo came to each interview knowing exactly what he wanted to cover, beginning with the telling of the Apache creation story. When, at the end of the first session, Barrett posed a question, the only answer he received was a pronouncement: Write what I have spoken. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Michael | 9/15/2013

    " Overall, this book was pretty weak. I've read plenty of better memoirs from lesser warriors. I'm still glad I read it, though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kenny Telfer | 9/29/2012

    " gotta read this! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Enrique | 3/24/2012

    " A tragic story about a great man. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dani Golomb | 1/30/2012

    " I liked the end of this a lot more than the beginning. I loved the chapter on when Geronimo goes to the World's Fair. "

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