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by David A. Lottes (Goodreads Author)
Ouabache is the old French spelling of Wabash, the Algonquin word waapaahšiiki, the name the Miami Indians gave to the river that runs for 491 miles through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. This is a novel about life in the Wabash Valley during the French Colonial period. It has been over three centuries since the first of these French-speaking adventurers paddled their canoes ...more
Paperback, Revised edition, 302 pages
Published December 15th 2011 by LuLu
(first published April 14th 2011)
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I bought a copy of this book from the author at a festival in Southern Indiana. I consider myself very knowledgeable on the subject of Indiana History and was pleased to find it had new insights for me. I especially liked the bibliography and character biographies at the end of the book. These were a great help sorting out the fact from the fiction and pointing me towards more resources. It's a fiction story but eye opening all the same.
The son of a history teacher and descendent of a family that settled in Indiana before the war of 1812, David grew up along the Tippecanoe River. David attended Vincennes University where he earned an Associate of Science degree and later earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ball State University. David currently resides on the Salt Fork of the Vermilion River in Central Illinois and works a ...moreMore about David A. Lottes...