Custer by Deborah King

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Despite the fact that he was named after a famous cavalry officer, Custer, Cotton Lord's colt, has no dreams of glory and is content to roam the fields with the cows, a behavior that forces his owner to take action.

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Deborah King, Ph.D., is an author, lecturer, contemporary healer, and recognized expert in the health and wellness field. She has been a frequent guest on CNN and Fox News, as well as other national media outlets. She holds both a doctorate in law and a Ph.D. in Healing Science. As a successful entrepreneur and corporate attorney, King fell into the trap of suppressing a traumatic past, which then manifested as chronic emotional and physical illness and addiction. Ultimately, her condition forced her to face her own truth. She investigated ancient and modern healing systems, and developed a powerful technique of her own. Today, she guides thousands to health through her public events, workshops, and her writings.
Published April 29, 1992 by Philomel. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Young Custer is perfectly happy on a farm where he snitches food from the farmhouse kitchen and enjoys the company of cows.

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The story of the real-life horses is told in a direct and affecting style, but the book's great strength is King's sweeping artwork, which chronicles Custer's transformation from a fat, listless colt to a magnificent stallion.

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Michael Elliott gives his new book Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer a title that is also a term: Custer has become the focal point of an entire branch of inquiry into the American past at its centennial point.

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What McMurtry says more plainly than the more verbose biographers is this: Little Bighorn is an important historical battle not because of death toll (minor compared to many Civil War battles) but “because it closed a great narrative, the narrative of American settlement.” McMurtry provides valu...

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