In Landman’s imagination, the Ndee refer to themselves as “Apache” (an enemy name) in the late 1800s, all “Apache” men are warriors (whether or not they are engaged in battle), all “Apache” women (“maidens”) are ineffectual (except for the girl who becomes a warrior), all “Apaches” have those ubiquitous “black eyes” that distinguish them as Indians, and hatred and vengeance are the sole motivating factors in “Apache” life.
Comment: I haven't read many children's books, but this book sounds like every bad movie and comic book about Indians. You gotta love Landman's claim about imagining an Apache girl warrior into being.
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I dont know, I liked the book, but then again I dont know much about american Indian history...
However, you cannot deny that this book has one of the best front covers you will ever see...
I read this book a year ago and I loved, literally. I don't know much about Apache history but this book is really interesting. A gripping story of a girl (young woman) searching for vengeance.
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