Hundred within the Hand Reviewed
- October 1, 2017
- Posted by: marlenedubois
- Category: CPR Training
Book Review: Hundred within the Hand: A Novel by Joseph M. Marshall III
When the English came to the shores of America, the power of which they received came at the cost of the original inhabitants of the land, the Red Indians. over time many books have been compiled about the Red Indians in addition to the “white skinned people” who so rudely snatched away their land although the problem with these books is usually the fact of which all those who wrote them belonged to the latter category. Therefore a touch of partiality towards the latter will creep in giving us a one sided history of the events of which unfolded.
Hundred within the Hand written by Joseph gives us the opportunity to listen to the voice by the different side. Being Lakota Sioux himself, This specific book is usually fiction yet of which contains the roots in addition to history of his people. This specific tale, centered on the war of the book’s title “Hundred within the Hand” (aka The Fetterman Massacre of 1866) is usually told by the Lakota Sioux point of view. of which is usually most certainly a dramatic departure by the usual interpretation of scripted American history.
The author incorporates references to the Lakota culture, both spiritual in addition to social as well as dozens of everyday examples of military, hunting in addition to tribal relationships. One of the most fascinating aspects of the book is usually its characters who are presented in a manner of which are easy to associate with. The protagonists of the story go through all the phases of which anyone could do if they were put in very harsh situations, his people fall in love, get hurt in battle, in addition to inevitably they die.
I found the book very educational in addition to although of which is usually a fiction, of which was in some ways more illuminating than the non fictional stories on the same topic of wars between Red Indians in addition to their conquerors. Hundred within the hand is usually quite a not bad read in addition to does slightly open up previously unheard suppressed voices.