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Dobyns Chronicles

Dobyns Chronicles

by Shirley McLain

ISBN: 9781499024098

Publisher XLIBRIS

Published in Literature & Fiction/Historical, Literature & Fiction/Contemporary, Literature & Fiction/Genre Fiction

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This Historical novel is loosely based on a true life story of a brave Oklahoman from the mid 1880's to 1955. This dramatic story also showcases the strugles and intermarriage of an American cowboy and an American Indian.

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Here is a Treat for HISTORICAL FICTION fans as well as those who are fascinated by late 19th century and early 20th century historical events in both Texas and OKLAHOMA. This Historical novel is loosely based on a true life story of a brave Oklahoman from the mid 1880's to 1955. This dramatic story also showcases the strugles and intermarriage of an American cowboy and an American Indian.

Dobyns Chronicles is a captivating celebration of the life of Charlie Dobyns. His life began in northeast Texas near Bonham, on the Red River. His Cherokee mother and cowboy father strove to survive on their river valley ranch. Tragedy ended this way of life for Charlie in 1888. Follow him through Chickasaw Territory and on to McAlester in eastern Oklahoma. This is a story of a changing way of life and adaptations made to survive. Charlie's strong passion for life and dignity equipped him for survival as he raised his siblings with, likeability and dignity. It's a story of loss, misfortune, hard times and heartbreak, but also love, determination, kindness, joy and spirituality. Follow Charlie's life through the adventures that shaped the man he became, and that of his family for generations.

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Shirley McLain

Shirley McLain

Shirley McLain is a retired RN, wife, mother, and grandmother of six, currently living in Sapulpa,Oklahoma where she is enjoying her retirement to the fullest. She was born in California but lived her growing years in Oklahoma. She done extensive travel within the United States and learned to appreciate each state for its own beauty. Her dream trip is to see Spain and Italy at a slow pace.

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