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Cry of the Whippoorwill

Cry of the Whippoorwill [Kindle Edition]

Fred Bognar
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The Cry of the Whippoorwill carries readers to America during its westward expansion to follow the trials and tribulations of military scout Lance Winsor as he braves the treacherous wild to map out and stake claim to uncharted American land.

Confronted by obstacles with every move he makes, and joined by two other scouts he meets along the way, Lance must dodge arrows, bullets, and other forms of attack while carrying out the duties of his post. But when he unexpectedly falls in love, his heart is drawn into the battle and more than land is put on the line.

After rescuing a young Apache girl from marrying the brutal Indian chief who kidnapped her, Lance finds himself unable to shake his feelings for the honey-skinned beauty—and he’s not the only one. The chief, White Cloud, will stop at nothing to get her back, and he’s determined to settle the score with the man who shamed him and stole his bride’s heart.

The Cry of the Whippoorwill is an instant classic that delivers a strong story infused with sentimentality, spirit, and wisdom.

About the Author

Fred J. Bognar lived the life of a humble renaissance man. Born in 1914, he served in the United States Navy Air Force during World War II, toiled as a skilled laborer for Kurtis Wright, and retired to a life of leisure and the passionate pursuit of the recreational inclinations and artistic endeavors he so dearly loved.

Beneath the long list of his hobbies and interests, Bognar was deeply driven to write. His life's work, Cry of the Whippoorwill, was his intellectual and creative outpouring for a great many years. Until he was no longer physically able to write, he dedicated himself to the quality, characters, and epic journey within the story, and as a result, he created a masterpiece that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

Published posthumously, Cry of the Whippoorwill is a tribute to its author and allows his memory, legacy, and spirit to live on in his work.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1611 KB
  • Print Length: 473 pages
  • Publisher: Heather S. Parker; 1 edition (24 Nov 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #461,723 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Very Long 14 Feb 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This book certainly flies in the face of convention and takes me back to the early seventies TV show about Custer. The Indians were the devils come hell or high water, unless they were gorgeous and spoke English. I still enjoyed the book although I thought it could be condensed and more detail included in the action scenes.
Thank you Fred.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The old West of the 1800's 4 Jan 2014
By Twin Two - Published on
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this story of the old West, highlighting the Custer saga as well as the way the actual army scouts worked during the Indian campaigns. The story included bravery, love, and the beginning of a dream for the main characters as they began their new lives along the river they loved. I was impressed with the descriptions of the countryside and its inhabitants. The story was well written, however, a few of the pages were repeated in the text. This did not detract from the story. I would venture to guess that this had something to do with the electronic formatting of the book. The title was appropriate for the text and actually added to the drama.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cry of the Whippoorwill 15 Dec 2013
By Kay Smith - Published on
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Cry of the Whippoorwill was a book I couldn't put down. The more I read, the more I wanted to know the whole story. Adventure, action, and love. Wonderful book!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good Western historical novel! 9 Feb 2014
By Patricia Harris - Published on
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I enjoyed this book although I am so "hooked" on Louis Lamour's books that this one wasn't quite as good. I do recommend reading it though. It is worth while.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Tale of the Early Western Expansion 2 Feb 2014
By Hugh T. Singleton - Published on
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Written in the style of early western writers, this tale of adventure
covers the time in US history when settlers moved westward and
the dangers they faced. The role played by the military is well
illustrated and follows closely to historical events.
5.0 out of 5 stars Nail biter, must read 30 Jun 2014
By Alia - Published on
I can't say that I have read western novels before but this book captured me from the very beginning. There is constant drama, excitement, and a love story that will keep you entertained. This book is very well written and Fred vividly captures the old west and the lives of the scouts roaming through Indian territory. I honestly couldn't put this book down as I was anxious for what would happen next for Lance and Turley. I recommend this book even if Western novels aren't your thing.
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