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Across the Wide River

Book Description

This historical novel for young adult readers tells the story of an American Indian boy and his response to his father's death in the Korean War. The major events of the story are true. In 1950 a Winnebago Indian war hero, John R. Rice, was killed in Korea. Hewitt's novel is about the family's long wait for the body to be returned to the United States and the disappointment of Rice's son... More
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PublisherUniversity of New Mexico Press
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages104
Publication Date03/05/2003
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About William Hewitt (Author) : William Hewitt is a published author of children's books. A published credit of William Hewitt is Across the Wide River.
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