"Starlight Ranch and Other Stories of Army Life on the Frontier" collects five of Captain Charles King's frontline stories, and offers a glimpse of American army life in the mid- to late 19th century. It follows his campaigns in the American-Indian wars in a number of battles. It offers valuable insights into life in the military at this time as well as stunning first-hand accounts of combat in these theatres. It is a fascinating insight into the formative years of the American army as well as the formative years of American society as a whole. If you enjoyed ‘The Last of the Mohicans’ this stunning first-hand account is perfect for you. This collection contains: 'Starlight Ranch,' 'Well Won, or From the Plains to the Point’, 'From the point to the Plains', 'The Worst Man in the Troop,' and 'Van'.
Charles King (1844-1933) was a graduate of the prestigious West Point academy, grandson of a signatory of the American Constitution as well as a decorated war veteran with over seventy years of service. Much of his work covers the Indian wars of the 1870s, the American wars in the Philippines as well as the First World War. Apart from his non-fiction he wrote dozens of novels and short stories earning him the name the ‘American Kipling’. His most famous works include "Marion’s Faith," "The Colonel’s Daughter," "Campaigning with Crook," "Fort Frayne," "Under Fire" and "Daughter of the Sioux."
|Publicatiedatum||2 november 2021|
|Speelduur||7u 52m 50s|
|Formaat||mp3 download en geschikt voor de Luisterrijk app|