The Blue Tattoo
  • Author : Margot Mifflin
  • Release Date : 01 April 2009
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN 13 : 9780803211483
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Book excerpt: "Based on historical records, including the letters and diaries of Oatman's friends and relatives, The Blue Tattoo is the first book to examine her life from her childhood in Illinois including the massacre, her captivity, and her return to white society - to her later years as a wealthy banker's wife in Texas."--BOOK JACKET.

The Blue Tattoo

The Blue Tattoo

Author : Margot Mifflin
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Based on historical records, including the letters and diaries of Oatman's friends and relatives, The Blue Tattoo is the first book to examine her life from her childhood in Illinois including the massacre, her captivity, and her return to white society - to her later years as a wealthy banker's ...

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Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was ...

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