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Cherokee Tragedy The Story of the Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People

By: Wilkins, Thurman

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17952

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear, small tears and light chipping. Gift inscription on back of FFEP, price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 398 pages; "Beginning with the birth of the Cherokee patriarch Major Ridge in the 1770’s, Thurman Wilkins tells the events that led to the Trail of Tears, through the eyes of the illustrious Ridge family. Major Ridge and his Connecticut-educated son John were willing to abandon the rich tribal homelands in North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia and emigrate west to the In... View more info