“Chris Picks” November: Veterans & Native Americans as protagonists

Here are this month’s great recommendations from staff member Christopher Jennings Penders! Click on a title to place a hold. To find previous Chris Picks just click on the “what to read” link at the bottom of this page or type “Chris Picks” into the search bar on our home page.

To celebrate both Veterans Day and Thanksgiving this month my picks will feature Veterans and Native Americans in primary roles. Each of the first three authors has multiple books in their respective series and I have listed the first two books under each author.

Native American Fiction

Thomas Perry
Jane Whitefield Series (Nine in the series)
Vanishing Act
Dance for the Dead

Margaret Coel
Wind River Reservation Series (Twenty in series)
The Eagle Catcher
The Ghost Walker

W. Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear
North America’s Forgotten Past (Twenty-seven in the series)
People of the Wolf
People of the Fire

US Veterans Fiction & Non-Fiction

Stephen Crane
The Red Badge of Courage

Tim O’Brien
The Things They Carried
In the Lake of the Woods

Stephen Ambrose
Citizen Soldiers

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