The white man had burned their land, raped their women, and slaughtered their children. He had made them a nation of slaves, and those he could not enslave, he promised to destroy. The Apache had one hope: vengeance.
Out of the scattered remnants of the Apache tribes rose a man whose cunning, ferocity, and genuis for warfare would make him their leader in a last tragic struggle for survival. The Apache gave him their arms, their strength, and their absolute devotion. The white man gave him his name: Geronimo!
About Forrest Carter
Forrest Carter (1925–1979) was the author of The Rebel Outlaw: Josey Wales, The Vengeance Trail of Josey Wales, The Education of Little Tree, and Watch for Me on the Mountain.