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Apache Lament

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
*** 2020 Winner, Elmer Kelton Award of Academy of Western Artists ***
Eight months have passed since Sam DeJarnett lost his wife and unborn child to Mescalero Apaches, and now he is one of ten Texas Rangers pursuing those very hostiles in 1881. He lives only for vengeance, and the fresh Mescalero trail in the snow is leading straight into the bitterly cold Sierra Diablo of Texas.

In the Mescalero band is Nejeunee, a twenty-year-old woman with a baby. She has lost her husband to the Indaa, or white men, and she lives every moment in hatred. High in the Diablo snows, Sam the Apache hater and Nejeunee the Indaa hater are fated to meet, and what follows will test everything each of them has believed about the other's race. This novel is based on actual events.

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Genre: Western

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March 2020 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Apache Lament (Thorndike Large Print Western)
Author(s): Patrick Dearen
ISBN: 1-4328-5571-9 / 978-1-4328-5571-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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March 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Apache Lament
Author(s): Patrick Dearen
ISBN: 1-4328-5568-9 / 978-1-4328-5568-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU