Cry of the Hawk by Terry C. Johnston

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Forced to serve as a Yankee after his capture at Pea Ridge, Confederate soldier Jonah Hook returns from the war to find his Missouri farm in shambles.

 

About Terry C. Johnston

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Terry C. Johnston, born on the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, lived his whole life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer's Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country.
 
Published June 10, 2010 by Domain. 482 pages
Genres: History, Westerns, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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While she and Hattie, both kept on a steady dose of laudanum, tour the countryside with the depraved Mormons, the depraved white men fight the depraved Indians, allowing Jonah to meet famous scouts and soldiers like Jim Bridger and George Custer.

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The plot concerns Hook's search for his family--abducted by a marauding band of Mormons--after he serves a tour of duty as a ``galvanized'' Union soldier (a captured Confederate who joined the Union Army to serve on the frontier).

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