First Edition, First Printing as indicated by the statement "First Edition" on the copyright page and the full number line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ) , and signed by the author on the title page - signed only - no other names writing or marks. This book and dust jacket is in Fine, as new, condition. The epic story of a Texas family (the McCulloughs) whose 13 year old son, Eli, was taken captive by Comanche Indians in 1849. A powerful novel that maps the violence in Texas and America in the mid 1800s. 561 pages. ; Standard Book Size.
Fiction Literature American West Indians Texas Texana Indian Captives