Fergus is a superb writer [and] the characters are as real as any pioneer women who braved the rigors of westering.
We have nothing left, less than nothing. The village of our People has been destroyed, all our possessions burned, our friends butchered by the soldiers, our baby daughters gone, frozen to death on an ungodly trek across these rocky mountains. Empty of human feeling, half-dead ourselves, all that remains of us intact are hearts turned to stone.
We curse the U. We curse God in his heaven.
Do not underestimate the power of a mother's vengeance So begins the Journal of Margaret Kelly, a woman who participated in the U. These "brides" were mostly fallen women; women in prison, prostitutes, the occasional fergus óvoda, or those incarcerated in asylums.
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And the brides themselves thought of it simply as a chance at freedom. But many of them fell in love with their Cheyenne spouses and had children with them The Vengeance of Mothers explores what happens to the bonds between wives and husbands, children and mothers, when society sees them as "unspeakable. With vivid detail and keen emotional depth, Jim Fergus brings to light a time and place in American history and fills it fergus óvoda unforgettable characters who live and breathe with a passion we can relate to even today.