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It provides an accurate portrayal of the Cherokee removal, but fails to provide either a reliable well examined thesis or an interesting and engrossing read. The book is also bogged down in generalizations such as "the white man is this" or "the Indian is that."
Born in 1896, American author Dale Van Every turned out a number of volumes on American history, including a biography of Charles Lindbergh. Van Every was also a busy playwright in the 1920s; his Broadway offering Telling the World was filmed in 1929, whereupon the writer set up shop in Hollywood. His screenplays include the literary adaptations Trader Horn (1931) and Murders in the Rue Morgue (19...moreMore about Dale Van Every...