Follow the River

Follow the River

Book - 1981
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Random House, Inc.
Mary Ingles was twenty-three, married, and pregnant, when Shawnee Indians invaded her peaceful Virginia settlement, killed the men and women, then took her captive. For months, she lived with them, unbroken, until she escaped, and followed a thousand mile trail to freedom--an extraordinary story of a pioneer woman who risked her life to return to her people.

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Baker & Taylor
Captured by the Shawnee Indians, Mary Ingles escapes and follows the Ohio River for a thousand miles back towards her home in Virginia

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1981
Edition: 1st Ballantine books ed
ISBN: 9780345284808
Characteristics: 399 p. : map ; 21 cm


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Sep 19, 2017

This is an awesome book, main character is a super-strong female character who is very inspirational. Historically very interesting from both First American and settlers point of view.
Highly recommend.

peagreen92 Feb 17, 2012

One of the best books I've ever read.

Feb 03, 2011

love this


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