Bob Gilland, also called Wanbli Luta (Red Eagle), is forced to leave Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to fight in the Great War. As he confronts the horrors of the battlefield, he keeps his community safe in his heart. Bob knows that one day he will return.The Great War isn’t the only challenge Bob faces in this thrilling sequel to Along the Trail to Thunder Hawk. The half-Lakota cowboy sees the mo...
Series: The Red Eagle Series (Book 2)
Paperback: 172 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 15, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 2959311
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This is a fascinating book. Although fiction, it is based on the real life of Robert Gilland, whose mother was Lakota Sioux and his father, a former cavalry sergeant. The book opens as he is leaving his home in Thunder Hawk, SD, in 1917 to fight in...
t events of the twentieth century pass before his eyes. Bob smuggles illegal moonshine under the noses of Prohibition agents and tries to win the heart of a beautiful new friend. From the trenches of France to the wide-open plains of South Dakota, Bob seeks out adventure and excitement.While Bob looks to the future, writers George Gilland and Sharon Daggett Rasmussen also use him to examine the sins of the past. They chronicle the scars the government’s atrocious treatment of native tribes has left on native culture. The government separated traditional social groups to force the Lakota into following their “civilized ways.” But as Bob learns through the war and his other experiences, there’s nothing civilized about the world beyond the reservation.