Strongheart: The Lost Journals of May Dodd and Molly McGill Audiobook, by Jim Fergus Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Jim Fergus Narrator: Erik Steele, Laura Hicks Publisher: Macmillan Audio Audio Length: Series:The One Thousand White Women Series Release Date: April 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781250791122

Publisher Description

Strongheart is the final installment to the One Thousand White Women trilogy, a novel about fierce women who are full of heart and the power to survive.

In 1873, a Cheyenne chief offers President Grant the opportunity to exchange one thousand horses for one thousand white women, in order to marry them with his warriors and create a lasting peace. These women, “recruited” by force in the penitentiaries and asylums of the country, gradually integrate the way of life of the Cheyenne, at the time when the great massacres of the tribes begin.

After the battle of Little Big Horn, some female survivors decide to take up arms against the United States, which has stolen from the Native Americans their lands, their way of life, their culture, and their history. This ghost tribe of rebellious women will soon go underground to wage an implacable battle, which will continue from generation to generation.

In this final volume of the One Thousand White Women trilogy, Jim Fergus mixes with rare mastery the struggle of women and Native Americans in the face of oppression, from the end of the 1800s until today. With a vivid sense of the nineteenth century American West, Fergus paints portraits of women as strong as they are unforgettable.

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About the Author

Jim Fergus is an author whose first novel, One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd, won the 1999 Fiction of the Year Award from the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Association and has become a favorite selection of reading groups across the country. An international bestseller, One Thousand White Women was also on the French bestseller list for fifty-seven weeks and has sold well over 400,000 copies in that country. His articles, essays, interviews, and profiles have appeared in a wide variety of national magazines and newspapers.

About the Narrators

Erik Steele is a professional actor living in New York City, where he has worked both on and off Broadway and in film. He has toured with the prestigious Acting Company, performing Shakespeare and Sheridan in theaters from Atlanta to Anchorage. He holds an MFA in acting from New York University and a BA from Vassar College.

Laura Hicks is an Obie Award–winning actress who has appeared on Broadway, off Broadway, and in regional theater, film, and television. A native New Yorker and a Juilliard graduate, she has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Australia, Austria, Italy, and Ireland.