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JAMES ALEXANDER Thom

James Alexander Thom was formerly a U.S. Marine, a newspaper and magazine editor, and a member of the faculty at the Indiana University Journalism School. He is the author of Follow the River, Long Knife, From Sea to Shining Sea, Panther in the Sky (for which he won the prestigious Western Writers of America Spur Award for best historical novel), The Children of First Man, and The Red Heart. He lives in the Indiana hill country near Bloomington with his wife, Dark Rain of the Shawnee Nation, United Remnant Band. Dark Rain is a director of the National Lewis and Clark... Read More

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Follow the River
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom
Ballantine Books | Paperback | November 1986
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33854-9 (0-345-33854-5)

Mary Ingles was twenty-three, married, and pregnant, when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement, killed the men and women, then took her captive. For months, she lived with them, unbroken, until she escaped, and followed a thousand mile trail to freedom--an extraordinary story of a pioneer woman who risked her... Read more






From Sea to Shining Sea
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom
Ballantine Books | Paperback | November 1986
$8.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33451-0 (0-345-33451-5)

"Splendid...Thom tells the story with humor and eloquence, and a thumping good tale it is, too."
THE WASHINGTON POST
In one generation, the Clark family of Virginia fought for our nation's independence, and explored, conquered, and settled the continent from sea to shining sea. This powerfully written book recreates the warm life of... Read more






Long Knife
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom
Ballantine Books | Paperback | June 1994
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-38074-6 (0-345-38074-6)

Two centuries ago, with the support of the young Revolutionary government, George Robers Clark led a small but fierce army west from Virigina to conquer all the territory between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Here is the adventure, the romance, the struggle, and the betrayal of his life. Rich in the... Read more






Panther in the Sky
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom
Ballantine Books | Paperback | February 1990
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36638-2 (0-345-36638-7)

"Thom shows how, in honest, capable hands, fictionalized biography can add verisimilitude to the life and times of this extraordinary America...The dialogue has the ring of reality about it....Thom is able to get into the thoughts and emotions of his characters...."
DEE BROWN
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Rich, colorful and bursting with excitment, this remarkable... Read more






The Red Heart
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom
Ballantine Books | Paperback | September 1998
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36471-5 (0-345-36471-6)

The Slocum family of Northeastern Pennsylvania are the best of the white settlers, peace-loving Quakers who believe that the Indians hold the Light of God inside. It is from this good-hearted family that Frances is abducted during the Revolutionary war.

As the child's terror subsides, she is slowly drawn into the sacred... Read more






Sign-Talker
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | November 2003
$15.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-46556-6 (0-345-46556-3)

In his extraordinary body of work, James Alexander Thom does more than bring the past to life; he makes us experience history as if we were witnessing it for the first time. Thom's new novel is an enthralling adventure with fascinating real-life characters--and a heart-grabbing narrative that casts a vivid light... Read more






Warrior Woman
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom and Dark Rain Thom
Ballantine Books | Paperback | November 2004
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-44555-1 (0-345-44555-4)

A bestselling master of historical fiction, James Alexander Thom has brought unforgettable Native American figures to life for millions of readers, powerfully dramatizing their fortitude, fearsomeness, and profound fates. Now he and his wife, Dark Rain, have created a magnificent portrait of an astonishing woman–one who led her people in war... Read more





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