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The Bridge of the Gods: A Romance of Indian Oregon (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)

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Frederic Homer Balch (1861-1891) was born in Lebanon, Oregon. In his boyhood Mr. Balch enjoyed exceptional opportunities to inform himself regarding the character and manners of the Indians: he visited them in their homes, watched their industries, heard their legends, saw their gambling games, listened to their conversation; he questioned the Indians and the white pioneer ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published November 13th 2009 by Dodo Press (first published May 7th 2004)
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Ann Holland
Mar 17, 2016 Ann Holland rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This tragic story of a love triangle is based, in part, on the Indian legend of the stone arch that once spanned the Columbia River. Although somewhat dated, it offers an authentic portrayal of Indian life. Highly recommended for readers of Oregon history.
Jen
May 14, 2008 Jen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Those who love romance and history and American Indian stories
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This is the story of a love triangle. Of the Multnomah's and beauty and heartache Of tribes at war and more. of the dress, food, and lifestyle of the people of the Pacific Northwest before many white men came into it.
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Jul 18, 2015 Susan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book as a kid more times than I can remember; I don't remember much detail now, but I remember clearly how much I loved it, so I will have to give it 5 stars.
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