By Michael Punke,

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'An exciting, vividly-imagined reconstruction of an extraordinary moment in the history of the American West' Ian McGuire, bestselling author of THE NORTH WATER and INCREDIBLE BODIES

'A highly compelling page turner; you won't be able to put it down' Philipp Meyer, author of THE SON and AMERICAN RUST

The thrilling,…

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1 author picked Ridgeline as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

In this novel of the American West, the author describes the details surrounding the Fetterman Massacre.

What struck me the most was the discord that infiltrated the US Army leadership and how it affected both the soldiers' performance in the field and the growing hostility by indigenous folk against the invaders of their homeland.

This is not a cowboy/Indian historical western but more an indictment against poor leadership and greed. I thought the author's interpretation of the principal historical characters was both compelling and evokes anger.  

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