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Songbirds Are Free: Inspired by the True Story of the Abduction and Captivity of Mary Neely

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Songbirds are Free is the story of Mary's years in captivity and her eventual escape. It is a journey that will take her from present-day Nashville deep into Indian Territory--through Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan before she is able to successfully escape her captors. It is the story of courage and determination in the face of overwhelming odds. It is the ...more
Paperback, 377 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Drake Valley Press
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Close your eyes, take a deep breath and let your mind go. Imagine you are a pioneer woman, captured by the Indians, bound hand and foot and taken far from home. Imagine floating in a canoe, smelling the trees, feeling the wind on your face and listening to the boat knife through the water. Around the bend the prairie spreads out in its vastness and a herd of bison grow larger. There is a white buffalo. Have you heard of it?

Songbirds Are Free by P M Terrell is told from two points of view. One is
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Jan 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
fictionalized story of Mary Neely, captured by Indians
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Jul 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Great historical story about the abduction of Mary Neely and all she went through and the faith she had during it all. Some parts were a little graphic but nothing too stomach turning.
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p.m.terrell is the pen name for Patricia McClelland Terrell, the award-winning, internationally acclaimed author of more than 21 books in four genres: contemporary suspense, historical adventure/suspense, computer how-to and non-fiction.

Prior to writing full-time, she founded two computer companies in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Among her clients were the Central Intelligence Agency, Uni
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