|Is-A-Man (1985) [Novel]|
by J.T. Edson
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(From the publisher):
Although she was born Annie Singing Bear, the Great Spirit of the Comanche ordained that she should be reared as a fully trained warrior, and should be called, 'Should-Be-A-Boy'.
But before she could attain the status of tehnap, the Pahuraix signed a peace treaty and it seemed that Annie would never become the Brave she wanted to be.
Then a girl of her village was raped by drunken Mexicans. Honour demanded that she be avenged, but the treaty must not be broken. The Elders must speak truly when they vowed no man had taken revenge. And so Annie Singing Bear became a warrior of Comanche nation, a warrior called IS-A-MAN.
Original title: Is-A-Man
Alternative titles: Texas Warrior
Genre: Fiction→ Western→ Native Americans
Fiction→ Western→ Singular Woman