New book with WNC connection:
It’s My Trail, Too: A Comanche Indian’s Journey on the Cherokee Trail of Tears by Ronald Cooper (CreateSpace trade paper, October 2012, 366 pages, $18.95).
Author event: 6:30 p.m., Sat., Jan. 12, 2013 at City Lights Bookstore.
The author, a member of the Comanche Nation, journeyed down the Cherokee Trail of Tears National Historic Trail in early 2011. This memoir of his experience expresses self-reflection, tribal pride, and inspiring determination; written by a Cherokee County resident.