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Gary Jennings

Mr. Jennings is a free-lance writer living in New York. AMERICAN HERITAGE is grateful to George Green Shackelford, professor of history at Virginia Polytechnic Institute at Blacksburg, for his valuable research and editorial contributions in the preparation of this article.

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The kidnapped frontier woman might have thought twice about trying to escape had she known that what lay beyond—the way home—could be as dangerous as the Shawnees who held her