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King of Spades (Buckskin Man Tales)
Book Four in Manfred's five-volume series Buckskin Man Tales, set in the Midwest during the 1800's. This is the saga of Magnus King, his wife and son. The story turns to Earl Ransom, found out on the prairie with no memory of how he got there, what his name is, or any part he played in the life of Magnus King.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 1st 1983 by Univ of Nebraska Press
(first published 1966)
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Manfred's novels are very much connected to his native region. His stories involve the American Midlands, and the prairies of the West. He named the area where the borders of Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, and Nebraska meet, "Siouxland."More about Frederick Manfred