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Custer"s luck

by Robert Skimin

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Herodias in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876 -- Fiction,
    • Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 -- Fiction,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Fiction,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Fiction,
    • Generals -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Skimin ; with William E. Moody.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsMoody, William E., 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.K49 C87 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination297 p. ;
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6787665M
      ISBN 101928746144
      LC Control Number00044890

      As a fighting soldier, Custer's ""luck"" saw him safely through the Civil War, court-martial, scandals, failed investments, and Indian wars (almost). In this fictional universe, the general's luck. CUSTER'S LUCK Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Edgar I. Stewart (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ £1, £ Reviews: 9.

      Watch a video Read discussion questions for "The Last Stand." The bestselling author of "Mayflower" sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West Little Bighorn and Custer are names synonymous in the American imagination with unmatched bravery and spectacular defeat. Mythologized as Custer's Last Stand, the June battle has been equated with other fam4/5().   A force of fate that he himself called “Custer luck” propelled him up the ranks, and his risk-taking strategies secured an important victory over the Cheyenne in

        I haven't read Philbrick's book, but his Mayflower was excellent. He writes well and does his research. Donovan's work is highly regarded. Older works of note include Edgar Stewart"s Custer's Luck (), and a young, long-haired hippy at the time Stephen Ambrose who wrote Crazy Horse and Custer (). Ambrose was not as good a writer back then (IMO) as he became later, but his work is . 5 CUSTER BOOKS START A COLLECTION NOW!!! Custer's Luck, NOMAD George A Custer in Turf, Field, and Farm by G A Custer, With Crook at Rosebud, My Life on the Plains by G A Custer & The Custer Reader SEE COMPLETE LIST BELOW!!Seller Rating: % positive.


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This item: Custer's Luck by Edgar I. Stewart Paperback $ Edgar I. Stewart, who provided an illuminating introduction and notes, was a distinguished Western historian, perhaps best known for his incomparable account of the events leading to the Custer disaster -Custer's Luck, also published by the University of Oklahoma by: 8.

Custer's Luck Hardcover – September 1, by Robert Skimin (Author)/5(5). This book is 55 years old now but is still a classic in particular providing a thorough history of the factors that lead the Lakota conflict that reached back to Red Cloud's War, the economic political reasons for the taking of the Black Hills, the Belknap Affair that consumed Custer /5(15).

Edgar I. Stewart, who provided an illuminating introduction and notes, was a distinguished Western historian, perhaps best known for his incomparable account of the events leading to the Custer disaster -Custer's Luck, also published by the University of Oklahoma s: 2. CUSTER'S LUCK. Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other Custers luck book and editions.

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Here This is undoubtedly a remarkable book on a period of American history about which much has been written - the period of the Indian wars in the Northwest, from the close of the Civil War until the Custer disaster on the Little Big Horn/5.

Custer's Luck book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nearly everyone knows that Custer died at the Battle of the Little Big /5. The book is the record not only of the dashing Seventh Cavalry and its leader but also of the Grant-Custer feud, Sitting Bull, the Belknap scandal, Rain-in-the-Face, the battle strategy of the Indians, and Custer's military rivals.

The book is the record not only of the dashing Seventh Cavalry and its leader but also of the Grant-Custer feud, Sitting Bull, the Belknap scandal, Rain-in-the-Face, the battle strategy of the 5/5(1).

This book is 55 years old now but is still a classic in particular providing a thorough history of the factors that lead the Lakota conflict that reached back to Red Cloud's War, the economic political reasons for the taking of the Black Hills, the Belknap Affair that consumed Custer /5(9).

So Custer’s luck races Red Elk’s oath, and the devil take the hindmost. Skimin is an experienced hand at the “might have been” (Apache Autumn,etc.), and backstopped by researcher Moody, he gives us a plausible Custer, flawed, flamboyant, and thoroughly entertaining. The ‘Custer Luck’ resulted in him beco His death on that fateful day in is well-known; less known is the life he led for the 36 years before that.

Stiles has written a captivating account of this complicated and contradictory man/5(). Buy Custer's Luck New edition by Edgar I. Stewart (author) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 9. STEWART, Edgar I. Custer's Luck. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, []. 1st ed. Illus. maps. xvi, pp. Fine in orig. cloth, worn d/j. "Unquestionably the best book on the events which led up to the battle of the Little Big Horn and the battle itself.

This will be regarded as a classic of western literature."--Luther High Spot The Colophon Book Shop specializes in the fields of antiquarian and in-print books about books, literary first editions, and military history, especially World War I Aviation and World War II Aviation.

The Colophon Book Shop was established in in LaGrange, Illinois, by Robert and Christine Rating: % positive. CUSTER'S LUCK By Edgar I. Stewart Univ. of Okla. PressFirst Edition. Photos, 2 Fold-Out Maps, Index, pages.

V.G.+/V.G. d.j. Story of The Battle of the Little Big Horn, and Custer's Last Stand reconstructed in this account largely on Indian eyewitness testimony, climaxed the long developing tragedy and provided aSeller Rating: % positive.

Four scenarios re-create the U.S. Army’s ill-fated campaign against the Sioux and their allies. One to three players (all scenarios play solitaire) direct the various army commands: Crook’s, Terry’s/Gibbon’s and, of course Custer’s. The Indians move on the results of a double-dice roll against a wander table.

Custer's luck. [Robert Skimin; William E Moody] -- Skimin's imagined historical novel expands Custer's "luck" to when Gen. George Armstrong Custer becomes President of the United States and establishes the Great American Empire. Custer's luck. [Edgar I Stewart] -- Chronicles the Battle of the Little Big Horn and the factors influencing it, including the unrest in the Plains tribes, Custer's animosity with other military leaders, the U.S.

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (), First Edition. large octavo, tan cloth in pictorial dust jacket. xvi, ()pp. University of Oklahoma Press, Item # Very slight shelf wear to corners, with a touch of wear to top and bottom of spine of jacket. Jacket not price clipped.

A very fine, clean copy. Price: $This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Custer’s Trials by T.J. Stiles. Custer’s Trials is a biographical account of the life of General George Armstrong Custer, written by T.J. Stiles. The book received wide critical acclaim upon publication and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.