INDIAN CAPTIVE: The Story of Mary Jemison by Lois Lenski

INDIAN CAPTIVE: The Story of Mary Jemison

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Based on factual records, this story of the formative years during which thirteen year old Mary Jemison made her adjustment to the life of a member of the Seneca tribe, is an extraordinarily perceptive and vigorous picture of Indian life, of the kindliness with which white captive children were treated, of the steps by which a white child came to think and be Indian. Intimate human bits about the daily, monthly, seasonal round; the presentation of the struggle in Molly's emotions, carefully and convincingly handled.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1941
ISBN: 0064461629
Publisher: Stokes