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Dreams to Dust: A Tale of the Oklahoma Land Rush

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On a fateful day in 1889, the Oklahoma land rush begins, and for thousands of settlers the future is up for grabs. One of those people is Creed McReynolds, fresh from the East with a lawyer’s education and a head full of aspirations. The mixed-blood son of a Kiowa mother and a U.S. Cavalry doctor, Creed lands in Guthrie station, the designated Territorial Capital, where he ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published February 13th 2006 by University of Oklahoma Press
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Lana Jackson
Dec 29, 2012 Lana Jackson rated it really liked it
Amazing and fast paced account of the April, 1889 Land Rush and the one day settlement of Guthrie Station. Some fictional characters represent actual people of the time, other characters represent possibilities and/or the opportunities for equality, the ingenuity of ambition, and the lack of character some display in order to reach their quest for power.

Protagonist, Creed McReynolds, half Kiowa from his mother's side, returns to the Territory after being raised by his father. Creed is now a lawy
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Sandra Washburn
Mar 07, 2008 Sandra Washburn rated it liked it
wonderful story about OK land rush and we are reminded what Sooners are; tale of stealing the state seal from Guthrie and bringing to OKC
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