Malaeska The Indian Wife Of The White Hunter

By: Ann S. Stephens
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Malaeska: The Indian Wife of the White Hunter" by Ann S. Stephens is a captivating tale of love, adventure, and cultural conflict set against the backdrop of the American frontier. As one of the earliest examples of American dime novels, this novel follows the story of Malaeska, a Native American woman who marries a white hunter named Jasper Western. The narrative delves into themes of identity, belonging, and the complexities of interracial relationships during a turbulent period in American history. Malaeska's journey explores the challenges of navigating between two worlds and the prejudices she faces as a result of her heritage. Amidst the backdrop of the wilderness, readers are drawn into a gripping tale filled with vivid descriptions of nature, suspenseful encounters, and heartfelt emotions. Ann S. Stephens weaves a compelling narrative that transports readers to a time of exploration and uncertainty in the early American frontier. With its rich storytelling and exploration of cultural dynamics, "Malaeska: The Indian Wife of the White Hunter" remains a timeless classic in American literature, offering readers a glimpse into the complexities of life on the frontier.

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Ann S. Stephens

Ann Sophia Stephens (1810-1886) was an American novelist and magazine editor who is credited as the progenitor of the dime novel genre. She began her writing career in Portland, Maine, where she co-founded and edited the Portland Magazine. Later, in New York, she served as the editor of The Ladies Companion and adopted the pseudonym Jonathan Slick. Stephens wrote over twenty-five serial novels, along with short stories and poems for well-known periodicals. Her novel "Malaeska, the Indian Wife of the White Hunter" is considered the first dime novel and was highly influential. Stephens also published her own magazine, Mrs Stephens' Illustrated New Monthly. Her works include "High Life in New York," "The Old Homestead," and "A Noble Woman."

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 118 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363056708
  • ISBN-13: 9789363056701
  • Item Weight: 153.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.92mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General