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Where the Rivers Ran Red

Where the Rivers Ran Red, the Indian Fights of George Armstrong Custer by nationally-recognized artist and author Michael Donahue. 8 1/2″ x 11″ with over 378 pages with 56 historic photographs (7 previously unpublished) and 31 maps (23 by the author). This book is a vivid portrayal of George Armstrong Custer and the Indian fights leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn.  

Limited edition, Casebound with dust jacket. 250 copies numbered and signed. ISBN. 978-0-9979337-8-9. BISAC: HIS036050. $59.95.  SOLD OUT.

Coming soon, Soft cover trade edition, also 8 1/2 x 11. $34.95. This edition may be ordered directly from the author.

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Where the Rivers Ran Red by author and artist Michael Donahue. 

8 1/2″ x 11″ Over 378 pages with historic photographs, original maps, and 7 never-before-published photographs, this book is a vivid portrayal of George Armstrong Custer and the Indian fights leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn.  With Epilogue, Endnotes, Bibliography, and Index.
Limited edition, 250 copies. Casebound with dustcover: ISBN: 978-0-9979337-8-9. SOLD OUT.
Trade edition, softcover: ISBN:  978-0-9979337-9-6. Available from author.

Author and artist Michael Donahue is chairman of the art department at Temple College in Temple, Texas.  He received his B.F.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees in Art and History from Stephen F. Austin State University.  In 1993, he was awarded the title of Piper Professor for being one of the top 10 professors from all Texas universities and colleges.  He has published many articles on the Battle of the Little Bighorn, and his book, Drawing Battle Lines-The Map Testimony of Custer’s Last Fight, has won numerous awards.  Donahue has worked as a park ranger at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument for over two decades and has researched the battle for over four decades.  Donahue is also a nationally recognized artist with over 50 exhibitions to his credit.  

Author’s website.

Read about Donahue and the book here, in TexAppeal Magazine. 

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Additional information

Weight 3.5 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 11 × 01 in