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Russell Readers BookClub: One Thousand White Women

One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial "Brides for Indians" program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help assimilate the Indians into the white man's world. Toward that end May and her friends embark upon the adventure of their lifetime. Jim Fergus has so vividly depicted the American West that it is as if these diaries are a capsule in time.

Bring your lunch and join us!

Book Club Info
Title: 
One Thousand White Women
Author: 
Jim Fergus
Jacket image: 
http://content.sirsi.com/uhtbin/getenrich/9780312199432/COVER_GIF
ISBN: 
9780312199432
Event Info
Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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