The Lance and the Shield by Robert M. Utley
The Life and Times of Sitting Bull

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Chronicles the life of the famous warrior, Sitting Bull, correcting many common misconceptions about the legendary native American. By the author of The Last Days of the Sioux. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. History Bk Club Main. BOMC. QPB.
 

About Robert M. Utley

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Robert M. Utley, former Chief Historian & Assistant Director of the National Park Service, is the author of many books & articles on the West, "Cavalier in Buckskin", also published by the University of Oklahoma Press, won the 1989 Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Book & was a Book-of-the-Month Club & History Book Club selection. Since his retirement from the federal government, he has devoted himself full time to historical research & writing.
 
Published June 1, 1993 by Henry Holt & Co. 413 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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In doing so, he puts the lie to earlier portraits of Sitting Bull as a cowardly ``pretender to high rank,'' revealing him as the supreme Sioux chief, a man ``distant and aloof from all whites,'' obsessed with his people's freedom, perhaps too stubborn but unquestionably a ``towering figure.'' Eve...

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To most white Americans of the mid-19th century, Sitting Bull embodied the hostile native. To the Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux, he was a patriot and a respected political, military and spiritual leader. Utle

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To most white Americans of the mid-19th century, Sitting Bull embodied the hostile native.

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Historian Utley presents a definitive biography of this Native American warrior and tribe leader.

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