Cry Of The Hawk: A Novel by Terry C. JohnstonCry Of The Hawk: A Novel by Terry C. Johnston

Cry Of The Hawk: A Novel

byTerry C. Johnston

Mass Market Paperback | August 1, 1993

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“Set primarily on the high plains during the 1860s, this novel has the epic sweep of the frontier built into it.”—Publishers Weekly

Jonah Hook fought for the Confederacy at Pea Ridge and Corinth, where he was wounded, captured, and sent to the prison hellhole they called Rock Island. The only way out for the young Reb was to don a blue uniform and serve on the western frontier as a “galvanized Yankee.”

Along the North Platte, Tongue, and Powder rivers, Jonah Hook fights side by side with a buckskinned scout named Shadrach Sweete. When he returns to his Missouri farm, he finds an empty house and overgrown land. Now it will take all the knowledge and hard cunning he acquired on the frontier to rescue his family from the brutal men who kidnapped them. Finding them will be the journey of a lifetime.

Terry C. Johnston is recognized as a master of the American historical novel. His grand adventures of the American West combine the grace and beauty of a natural storyteller with complete dedication to historical accuracy and authenticity. Johnston was born the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, and lived all his life in the Am...
Title:Cry Of The Hawk: A NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 6.84 × 4.18 × 1.31 inPublished:August 1, 1993Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553562401

ISBN - 13:9780553562408

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Bestselling American frontier novelist Terry C. Johnston has created an extraordinary, authentic saga of war, loss, and human struggle. This masterwork captures the complex, bloody tapestry of a land of men unchecked by the law, of native warriors continually betrayed, and of ever-expanding railroads