The Spirit Traveler, The Northwest Indian War in Ohio Country

Written by Author, Kirby Whitacre, November 23rd, 2020 | SOUTH BEND, IN USA

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Reviewed by Justin @ Mobius

…a good overview of the history of the Midwest in the late 1700s. This is an often-overlooked history but was actually very important to the growth of the United States. Really good book.”- verified reader

I absorbed the main character as if I were him…”- verified reader

War Fiction

In the 18th century North America, the American-Indian war was swirling viciously through the continent. Whitacre’s setting was taken advantage of in his story The Spirit Traveler, which centers around a young Virginia frontiersman who travels through the Ohio countryside as a scout for the U.S. Army during the American-Indian Wars. Whitacre thrills the casual reader and history buff alike by accentuating events and people from history in his story of adventure and romance. Going further than just the creation of an incredible story, the author also brings to light a story of history that is often overlooked—a story not to be missed.

About the Author: Kirby Whitacre is a retired educator and athletic administrator.  His M.A. includes a minor in history, and his areas of expertise are colonial America, ancient Greece, and the Middle East in modern times.  His hobbies and interests include family, his dogs, softball, basketball, and the study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism. In addition to having been a guest presenter at international, national, regional, and state-level professional conferences and workshops, he is the author of numerous journal articles, poems, and newspaper articles. He is also the author of the book Buddhism, A Westerner’s Compendium.

The book has been reviewed over 5x. Cover art has been awarded a 5-star rating by Mobius. Comparative title: Code Talker: A novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two

Abstract terms: AmericanIndian War, Northwest American-Indian War, Ohio Country, Savage warfare. Frontier, Adventure, Romance, Spiritual, Exploration, United States History, Tutelage, Shaman, Forts Washington, Green Ville, Recovery, Wayne, Miami Indian, Anthony Wayne, Little Turtle, Arthur St. Clair

Published by First Edition Design Publishing, in hardcover, paperback and eBook formats. The book contains approximately 345 pages. Genre: War Fiction ISBN-10, 1506908853, ISBN-13, 978-1506908854



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