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The red heart / James Alexander Thom.

By: Thom, James Alexander.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1998Copyright date: �1997 Description: 533 pages : map ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0345364716; 9780345364715.Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Indiana -- Fiction | Indiana -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Red heart.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: "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 work and beliefs of her adoptive mother and of all the women of these eastern [Native American] tribes. Frances becomes Maconakwa, the Little Bear Woman of the Miami Indians. Then, long after the Indians are beaten and their last hope, Tecumseh, is killed, the Slocums hear world of their long-lost daughter and head out to Indiana to meet their beloved Frances. But for Maconakwa, it is a moment of truth, the test of whether her heart is truly a red one."
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"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 work and beliefs of her adoptive mother and of all the women of these eastern [Native American] tribes. Frances becomes Maconakwa, the Little Bear Woman of the Miami Indians. Then, long after the Indians are beaten and their last hope, Tecumseh, is killed, the Slocums hear world of their long-lost daughter and head out to Indiana to meet their beloved Frances. But for Maconakwa, it is a moment of truth, the test of whether her heart is truly a red one."

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