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The ordeal of Olive Oatman

a true story of the American West

by Margaret Rau

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Morgan Reynolds Pub. in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Oatman, Olive Ann,
    • Oatman, Mary Ann, d. 1852 -- Captivity,
    • Indian captivities -- Southwest, New,
    • Apache Indians,
    • Mohave Indians

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-124) and index.

      StatementMargaret Rau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.A6 O277 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3577064M
      ISBN 101931798095
      LC Control Number2002152804
      OCLC/WorldCa50912620

        As she was quoted in one later account of her ordeal: Royal Stratton interviewed Olive at length and wrote a bestselling book, native tribes marred the rest of Olive Oatman’s. The Ordeal of Olive Oatman: A True Story of the American West (Women of the Frontier) by Margaret Rau (): Books - ews: 3.

      Mifflin, whose book, The Blue Tattoo, was featured in the August issue of True West (“10 Myths About Olive Oatman”) goes on to say, “Although she married after her ransom, Olive never had biological children, which raises the possibility that she couldn’t. Finally, a half century after her ransom, when the anthropologist A.L.   "The Blue Tattoo is well-researched history that reads like unbelievable fiction, telling the story of Olive Oatman, the first tattooed American white woman Mifflin weaves together Olive's story with the history of American westward expansion, the Mohave, tattooing in America, and captivity literature in the s."—Elizabeth Quinn, Bust.

      Feathers in the Wind: The Story of Olive Oatman by Fisher, Lillian M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Oatman Story, First Edition - AbeBooks. An account of Olive’s captive life was recorded in a biography penned by Reverend Royal Stratton under the title ‘Life Among the Indians: Captivity of the Oatman Girls’. The book went on to sell thousands of copies and became a best-selling work of its time. Olive and Lorenzo moved to New York with Stratton where she held lectures to.


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The ordeal of Olive Oatman by Margaret Rau,Morgan Reynolds edition, in English. This book tells two stories: one is the story of Olive Oatman's life and the second is the story of how others used her life story for their own purposes.

Heading west with her parents and siblings inOlive saw her family murdered and was taken captive by native tribes/5. In Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures.

The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier by: 1. 2nd book in a row I have read on Olive Oatman. A lot of the material between this book and The Blue Tattoo overlap and both authors are good writers who have done extensive research, though I do think this book has an easier-to-follow narrative/5.

Apache Captives’ Ordeal Royce Oatman left his farm in Illinois to search for paradise. instead, he found a place much like hell. On the evening of FebruOatman sat forlornly on a stone and surveyed a Godforsaken landscape of dust and : Historynet Staff.“Mifflin engagingly describes Oatman’s ordeal and theorizes about its impact on Oatman herself as well as on popular imagination.

Her book adds nuance to Oatman’s story and also humanizes the Mohave who adopted her/5(). The amazing story of Olive Oatman begins in in Illinois. She had three sisters and three brothers, all brought up in the Mormon religion. Her father was Royce and her mother, Mary Ann.

Inwhen Olive the family joined a wagon train bound for California. This group of people, aged between 85 were convinced by the.