New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
book cover of Buffalo Soldier

Buffalo Soldier

(2014)
A novel by

 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book
Winner of the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2015. "What kind of a girl steals the clothes from a dead man's back and runs off to join the army? A desperate one. That's who." At the end of the American Civil War, Charley - a young African-American slave from the deep south - is ostensibly freed. But then her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of a mob and Charley is left alone. In a terrifyingly lawless land, where the colour of a person's skin can bring violent death, Charley disguises herself as a man and joins the army. Soon she's being sent to the prairies to fight a whole new war against the "savage Indians". Trapped in a world of injustice and inequality, it's only when Charley is posted to Apache territory that she begins to learn what it is to be truly free.

    

Similar Books by other authors...



Paperback Editions

April 2014 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author(s): Tanya Landman
ISBN: 1-4063-1459-5 / 978-1-4063-1459-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2014 : UK Kindle edition

Title: Buffalo Soldier
Author(s): Tanya Landman
Publisher: Walker
Availability: Amazon UK   



Search for