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Custer's Last Battle

Red Hawk's Account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Custer's Last Battle( )
Author: Goble, Paul
Foreword by: Medicine Crow, Joe
ISBN:978-1-937786-11-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:World Wisdom, Incorporated
Imprint:Wisdom Tales
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

On the morning of June 25, 1876, a force of 700 men from the 7th US Calvary led by General George Armstrong Custer attacked an Indian encampment on the banks of the Little Big Horn River. 

Unbeknownst to Custer, he faced the combined might of the Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes, led by their greatest chiefs, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. 

Advised by his Indian scouts not to attack, the foolhardy general ignored their warnings and trusted to "Custer's...
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Book Details
Pages:44
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.1 x 10.45 x 0.45 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds
Author Biography
Goble, Paul (Author)
Paul Goble was born in Haslemere, Surrey, England on September 27, 1933. He was a sharpshooter in the British military from 1951 to 1953. In 1959, he received a National Diploma in Design, with honors, from the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. While working in freelance industrial design and teaching at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, he and his first wife Dorothy Lee wrote four picture books. In 1977, he decided to become a full-time author and illustrator and accepted a position as the artist-in-residence at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. He and Lee divorced in 1978.

He was best known for his picture books inspired by Native American culture and lore including Buffalo Woman, Iktomi and the Boulder: A Plains Indian Story, and Crow Chief: A Plains Indian Story. He received the Caldecott Medal in 1979 for The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. He died from Parkinson's disease on January 5, 2017 at the age of 83.

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