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Crazy Horse

Military (c. 1842 — 5-Sep-1877)


Stephen E. Ambrose. Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors. New York: Doubleday. 1975. 486pp.

Kingsley M. Bray. Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life. University of Oklahoma. 2006. 510pp.

Earl Alonzo Brininstool. Crazy Horse, the Invincible Ogalalla (sic) Sioux Chief. Los Angeles, CA: Wetzel Pub. Co.. 1949. 87pp.

Chief He Dog; William Garnett; Valentine McGillycuddy. The Killing of Chief Crazy Horse: Three Eyewitness Views. Spokane, WA: Arthur H. Clark Co.. 1976. 152pp.

Bill Dugan. Crazy Horse. New York: HarperPaperbacks. 1992. 309pp.

Richard G. Hardorff. The Surrender and Death of Crazy Horse. Spokane, WA: Arthur H. Clark Co.. 1998. 288pp.

William Heyen. Crazy Horse in Stillness: Poems. Brockport, NY: BOA Editions. 1996. 287pp.

Jason Hook. Crazy Horse, Sacred Warrior of the Sioux. New York: Houghton. 1950. 260pp.

Terry C. Johnston. Turn the Stars Upside Down: The Last Days and Tragic Death of Crazy Horse. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2001. 329pp.

Edward Kadlecek; Mabell Kadlecek. To Kill an Eagle: Indian Views on the Death of Crazy Horse. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books. 1981. 170pp.

Joseph Marshall. The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History. New York: Viking Press. 2004. 299pp.

Larry McMurtry. Crazy Horse. New York: Viking Press. 1999. 148pp.

Thomas Powers. The Killing of Crazy Horse. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2010. 568pp.

Mike Sajna. Crazy Horse: The Life Behind the Legend. New York: John Wiley & Co.. 2000. 367pp.

Mari Sandoz. Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas. University of Nebraska Press. 1942. 428pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.235)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.174)

  7. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.196)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.160)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.127)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.200)

  11. Legends in Their Own Time (p.57)

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