Adopted by Indians: A True Story (Revised)

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$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Heyday Books
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Pages
144
Dimensions
6.7 X 0.4 X 9.7 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780930588939

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About the Author
Thomas Jefferson Mayfield was born in Texas in 1844 and moved to California at the age of six. In 1862, he moved to Visalia, California to attend school. After retirement, Mayfield returned to the San Joaquin Valley and spent his last years in the small town, Tailholt. He died in 1928.
Malcolm Margolin is the publisher emeritus of Heyday, an independent nonprofit publisher and unique cultural institution, which he founded in 1974. Margolin is author of several books, including The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area, named by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the hundred most important books of the twentieth century by a western writer. He has received dozens of prestigious awards among which are the Chairman's Commendation from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fred Cody Award Lifetime Achievement from the San Francisco Bay Area Book Reviewers Association, the Helen Crocker Russell Award for Community Leadership from the San Francisco Foundation, the Carey McWilliams Award for Lifetime Achievement from the California Studies Association, an Oscar Lewis Award for Western History from the Book Club of California, a Hubert Bancroft Award from Friends of the Bancroft Library, a Cultural Freedom Award from the Lannan Foundation, and a Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He helped found the Bay Nature Institute and the Alliance for California Traditional Artists.
Rick Jones is a retired Department of Corrections officer for the state of California. Through his many journeys, Rick has been a professional bodyguard, actor, writer, director, and independent producer in Hollywood. He currently hosts a weekly Luke 1:37 Conference Call, which God called him to start during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. When he's not conducting his podcast, mentoring youth, or rustling up his cattle, you can find Rick sharing his message of encouragement, inspiration, and humor throughout the ranch community. Rick has also created a prison reform program called "New Life Program." He lives on a forty-acre ranch nestled in the beautiful Sequoias with his wife and dog.