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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of Oklahoma Pr
Publication date October 1, 2000
Pages 182
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780806132761
ISBN-10 0806132760
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $11.95
Other format details university press
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "No one weaves a tribal story quite like Robert Conley. Conley's books are entertaining, colorful, and chock-full of tribal history and culture."--Wilma P. Mankiller, former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Few writers portray Native American life and history as richly, authentically, and insightfully as Robert J. Conley, an important voice of the Cherokee past. The novels in his Real People series combine powerful characters, gripping plots, and vivid descriptions of tradition and mythology to preserve Cherokee culture and history.

The Long Way Home, Volume Five in the Real People series, is Deadwood Lighter's story. An aging priest forced to serve as interpreter for the powerful conquistador Don Hernando De Soto, Deadwood Lighter attempts to escape and warn the Real People of Soto's coming.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780385426213
 
from Doubleday (September 1, 1994)
9780385426213 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $17.50
About: Planning an expedition for gold, ruthless Spaniard Hernando De Soto journeys towards the northern tribe of the Cherokee, accompanied by Deadwood Lighter, an Indian slave who dreads the perilous quest but hopes for a chance to escape
Paperback
Book cover for 9780806132761
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Univ of Oklahoma Pr (October 1, 2000)
9780806132761 | details & prices | 182 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $11.95
About: "No one weaves a tribal story quite like Robert Conley.
With Chinna Sarbjit Singh | Reprint edition from Bantam Books (January 1, 1996)
9780553560329 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $4.99
This edition also contains Ram Manohar Lohiya: A Veteran Socialist
About: Sold into slavery as an interpreter for the ruthless gold-seeking conquistador Don Hernando De Soto, elderly Deadwood Lighter vows to escape in order to warn the Cherokee nation of De Soto's imminent arrival

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