Allan W. Eckert




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 28 titles

  • General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    A region of such wealth and beauty as Upper California could not long be hidden from the eyes of restless Americans pressing steadily westward. In 1841 a party of men, women, and children set out from Missouri led by John Bidwell, the prince of Calif...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2011

    Daniel Boone accused of treason! Based on a true, but little-known, episode in Daniel Boone’s life, Allan Eckert’s first full-length novel re-creates the legendary frontiersman’s severest test—the trial for his life at Boonesborough in 1778. ...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2003

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-2003

    The protagonist of this novel is heroic, majestic, a born leader, a devoted husband and father. He is destined to be long remembered by whoever reads about his life. He is a great Auk. The great auks were the only flightless species of North Atlantic...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2002

    The Conquerors, the third volume in Allan Eckert's acclaimed series, The Winning of America, continues the narrative of The Frontiersmen and Wilderness Empire: the violent and monumental story of the wresting of the North American continent from the ...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-2001

    A very special young adult nature novel about the life and adventures in survival of a North Carolina king snake, from the time of his hatching until he becomes adult. The story shows the way he lives, how he catches and eats his prey (including othe...

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  • Fantasy

    May-2001

    The twins, Lara and Barnaby, find a new way back into Mesmeria, but in a time frame different than originally. The good Queen Mag Namodder has been kidnapped by the evil King of Bluggia and will die unless the twins and their friends can rescue her. ...

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  • Action Adventure

    Apr-2001

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  • Historical

    Dec-2000

    Johnny Logan was born Spemica Lawba, a Shawnee. Taken prisoner as a boy when his village was destroyed by an army under General Benjamin Logan, he is adopted by Logan. Later returned to his people, Johnny Logan becomes a spy for the Americans in the ...

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  • Fantasy

    Aug-2000

    This is a fantasy, a la C.S.Lewis, about twins (boy and girl) who find their way into a parallel world in which there are strange creatures, strange people, strange topography, and evil kings and warlocks trying to rule the entire land of Messmeria. ...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    The "coming of age" story of a very lonely and misunderstood boy who is sent to a boarding school and finds solace in the woods, with nature. He becomes especially enraptured of a giant old oak tree, on the massive branches of which he indulges his f...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    This nature novel, by following the hatching and lifetime experiences of the last know wild passenger pigeon, chronicles the life, natural history, and ultimate extinction of this species which was once the most abundant bird species in North America...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2000

    The dramatic story of a lonely and misunderstood boy who has an exhilarating relationship with animals and nature, Song of the Wild is a book for all ages. Twelve-year-old Caleb Erikson, who was born with a strange and wonderful talent that lets him...

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  • Historical

    1998

    Hawk's Hill - 2

    Running away from a vicious trapper, seven-year-old Ben MacDonald is separated from his family and eventually ends up on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, where he is taken in by a tribe of Metis Indians. ...

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  • General Fiction

    Nov-1995

    An epic novel by an award-winning author chronicles the settling of the Ohio River Valley, home to the defiant Shawnee Indians, who vow to defend their land against the seemingly unstoppable.They came on foot and by horseback, in wagons and on rafts,...

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  • Historical

    Mar-1993

    A biography of the famous Shawnee describes Tecumseh's plan to amalgamate all North American tribes into one people, his role as statesman and military strategist, and his death in the Battle of Thames....

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1989

    One of the premier chroniclers of our nation's turbulent frontier history, Allan W. Ecker now presents another spellbinding chapter in the conquest of the American wilderness.  Here is the powerful, compellingly human story of the white man's strug...

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1987

    Accused by his longtime enemy of conspiring to turn Boonesborough, Kentucky, over to the British during the Revolution, Daniel Boone must fight for his honor, and his life, against charges of treason. Reissue....

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1985

    Draws a portrait of mass murderer Hermann Mudgett, better known as H.H. Holmes, who, in addition to killing more than one hundred victims, leads a colorful life as a pharmacist, teacher, inventor, landscape architect, and storekeeper...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-1982

    With his unmatched ability to bring our vibrant early history to life, Allan W. Eckert now presents his latest saga of the battle for the North American wilderness.  Here, in all its fascinating human drama, is the struggle to control the "gateway ...

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  • Historical

    Oct-1978

    Narratives of America - 4

    TWILIGHT OF A GREAT EMPIRE. BIRTH OF A NEW NATION. From Niagara rails to Lake Champlain, the warriors of the mighty Iroquois ruled supreme. Not even the savagery of the French and Indian Wars could cool their fury or halt their power. But by 1770, ...

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  • Suspense

    Feb-1976

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1974

    Playscript in two acts of the life of the famous Shawnee warrior, Tecumseh, depicting his nearly successful efforts to draw all the tribes into a union to oppose and oust encroaching whites, and his betrayal by this brother, which thwarted the plan; ...

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  • Historical

    1971

    Hawk's Hill - 1

    Ben was not an ordinary six-year-old boy. He was much too small for his age, and he seemed to get along better with animals than with people. None of the people in North Corners knew quite what to make of him. Then one June day in 1870, Ben wandered ...

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  • Historical

    Sep-1970

    Narratives of America - 3

    DEFIANT WARRIORS They had defeated the French and now the English possessed the vast North American empire. Soldiers, traders, settlers -- all began the trek across the wilderness to claim the land and its riches. Against this relentless tide Indian ...

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  • Historical

    Jun-1969

    Narratives of America - 2

    THE FRONTIER WAS ABLAZE Whipped to a frenzy by the French, the Iroquois were cutting a swath of desolation from New York to Virginia. Terrified settlers banded together, no match for the Indians' cunning. Cabins were burned, entire families massacred...

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1968

    His mother was a housecat gone wild-a huge, tiger-striped cat who survived almost certain death at the hands of a man intent upon destroying her and her family. His father was a bobcat-a proud, cunning creature of the Wisconsin countryside, whose tum...

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  • Historical

    Sep-1967

    Narratives of America - 1

    WHITE MAN'S MASSACRE. RED MAN'S REVENGE. Driven from their homeland, the Indians fought bitterly to keep a final stronghold east of the Mississippi. Savage cunning, strength, skill and knowledge of the wilderness c were their weapons, and the Ind...

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