The Pirates of the Prairies [electronic resource] : Adventures in the American Desert.

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      Summary: Born under harsh circumstances, author Gustave Aimard began his lifelong travels at the tender age of nine, when he first set sail on a fishing rig. Eventually, Aimard found himself in Mexico, where his experiences with indigenous peoples sparked his imagination. The classic western The Pirates of the Prairies is one of over seventy novels and stories that Aimard would pen over the course of his literary career.
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      Title; Contents; Preface; Chapter I -- The Cache; Chapter II -- The Ambuscade; Chapter III -- An Old Acquaintance of the Reader; Chapter IV -- Red Cedar at Bay; Chapter V -- The Grotto; Chapter VI -- The Proposition; Chapter VII -- Ellen and Doña Clara; Chapter VIII -- The Flight; Chapter IX -- The Teocali; Chapter X -- The White Gazelle; Chapter XI -- The Apaches; Chapter XII -- Black Cat; Chapter XIII -- The Great Medicine; Chapter XIV -- The Succour; Chapter XV -- On the Island; Chapter XVI -- Sunbeam; Chapter XVII -- Indian Hospitality; Chapter XVIII -- Love!; Chapter XIX -- The Dance of the Old Dogs.
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      Chapter XX -- A Hand-To-Hand FightChapter XXI -- The Avenger; Chapter XXII -- Explanatory; Chapter XXIII -- Apaches and Comanches; Chapter XXIV -- The Scalp-Dance; Chapter XXV -- The Torture; Chapter XXVI -- Two Women's Hearts; Chapter XXVII -- Shaw; Chapter XXVIII -- The Departure; Chapter XXIX -- The Ambuscade; Chapter XXX -- The Pirate's Confession; Chapter XXXI -- The Rivals; Chapter XXXII -- Fray Ambrosio; Chapter XXXIII -- The Trail; Chapter XXXIV -- The Hunt; Chapter XXXV -- The Combat; Chapter XXXVI -- The Earthquake; Endnotes.
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