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The Long Journey - Christian Historical Fiction: An American Journey, #1

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195 pages3 hours

Summary

The Long Journey, which is Christian historical fiction, is the 14th novel by Cliff Ball, and is the first novel in his second series called, "An American Journey." 

In 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law authorizing the removal of southern tribes to Indian Territory in the west. In 1838, the Trail of Tears occur when the remaining people are forcibly removed and marched a thousand plus miles on foot. 

George Massey, a twenty year old Cherokee, finds himself being force-marched to Indian Territory during the winter of 1838. Eventually, he gets lost in the Kentucky woods, finds a family who takes him in, and falls in love with their daughter. The novel follows his adventures as he travels west on the Oregon/California Trail and gets involved in all sorts of historical events from the 1840's to 1850's.

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