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The Journey of Crazy Horse

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Joseph Marshall

Narrated By: Joseph Marshall

Publisher: HighBridge Company

Date: October 2004

Duration: 10 hours 59 minutes

Summary:

In the great oral tradition of the Lakota people, author Joseph M. Marshall III shares the compelling history of a man, a tribe, and a legacy of courage and endurance.

Tasunke Witko, or Crazy Horse, as he is often remembered, brought the U.S. Army to its knees in 1876. His valor and leadership elevated him to legendary status among Native American people; in this riveting biography, Joseph Marshall (himself a Lakota Indian) combines firsthand research and a rich oral history to offer a fully-faceted portrait of the spirited warrior and revered hero, and a profound celebration of an enduring culture.

When Marshall was a child, his grandfather and great uncles would tell vivid tales of the Battle of Little Bighorn as if the decisive battle had happened only the day before; his research for this book included in-depth, lengthy conversations with elderly storytellers who describe details and perspectives that could only come from firsthand accounts. The Journey of Crazy Horse is a unique opportunity to hear legends of a great man as they have told for generations—and rarely shared outside the Native American community.

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  • Stephen L.

    I was caught up from the start by this very human story. Narrartion was spot on and I couldn't help but wonder what I would do in the same situation. I found this moving and inspirational and I want to learn more. I am very grateful to the author for this work and sharing this intamate story of his people and culture.

  • Wayne A

    I've always wanted to read the story of the Lakota tribe. I'm glad I'd waited until now. This book, and it's reading, were superbly done. You could feel the story as it was read. A "must listen" for anyone interested in native American history. Thank you.

  • Todd M

    Awesome! Joseph M Marshall III is a great author and story teller, and to hear him narrate the book is an amazing thing. To know and learn more about Crazy Hourse and the Lakota people, and hear their point of view is priceless. I highly recomend this book!

  • Jason Durgin

    Amazing book and narrator!

  • Anonymous

    This book was an amazing history of a legendary figure in American History. Great information about the Lakota ways and the time of Crazy Horse.

  • Anonymous

    The author was a native american who researh brought the rich oral history to lite.

  • Jim

    Without a doubt, this is a must read for all Americans who have been fed the nonsense about the "savages" who inhabited North America. This is one of the most insightful, interesting account of the Indian culture and ways of living. This should be required reading in every history class.

  • Marvin Donatto

    Very good book - one of the best books on Native American History I have ever read.

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