The Movers: A Saga of the Scotch-Irish
Emmis Books, 1986 - 516 páginas
This first book in the Heartland Chronicles series tells the story of the real-life McClure family and their 1750s journey from Ireland to Pennsylvania, to Kentucky, to Indiana.
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And as the Quaker's older son ran to get the gun he kept hidden from his family in the woods, and was felled in his steps by a flying tomahawk. ... Page 124 The Indians were closing in on Turner for the kill; Chief Jacobs' three-yearold son was raising a tomahawk to deliver the final blow. ... Page 189 Except, of course, for the man who went outside a piece to graze his horse not too long ago and got decapitated by a tomahawk. Several lean-to cabins, ... Page 194 He knew that a lot of the land claiming was done as the Cumberland County men had done it—by tomahawk. Whoever got there first chopped initials in butternut ... Page 200 ... the sight of dark, greasy faces, grotesquely distorted by hatred, Then, through the air, the swish of a tomahawk that could cleave a skull. ... more » Page 211 They had to be to survive those two or three yeas of blood after 1780, when to walk alone outside the stockade could mean decapitation with a tomahawk, ... Page 236 He knew how Adam must have felt, but at least God didn't have a tomahawk and a huge hunting knife as he walked in the garden. When the sun stood overhead in ... Page 240 He tried to flee and they hurled a tomahawk at him and headed out of the territory. We buried him near the road but did not mark the grave.” George groaned. ... « less Publisher info Published by Emmis Books Pages displayed by permission Basic HTML mode page 98 blonde boys tomahawked ... in order, their noses, parts of their cheeks, their male parts and chunks of their kneecaps, buttocks and toes, before finishing them off by burying ... ... in order, their noses, parts of their cheeks, their male parts and chunks of their kneecaps, buttocks and toes, before finishing them off by burying ...