As the railroads open up the American West to settlers in the last half of the 19th century, the Plains Indians made their final stand and cattle ranches spread from Texas to Montana. Dee Brown here illuminates the struggle between these three groups as they fought for a place in this new landscape.
Dee Brown is the author of the international bestseller BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. He spent the early years of his life in the lumber camps and oil fields of the American South West, and went on to write more than twenty books relating to American frontier history. He died in December 2002.