Visiting blogger Gerald Kolpan shares some of the historical figures in his latest novel, “Magic Words: The Tale of a Jewish Boy-Interpreter, the World’s Most Estimable Magician, a Murderous Harlot, and America’s Greatest Indian Chief.” His blog posts are featured on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit:
Adelaide Herrmann, magician and wife of Alexander Herrmann
Alexander Herrmann, the great magician
Compars Herrmann, Alexander’s older brother and the first Great Herrmann
Julius Meyer with Red Cloud, Sitting Bull, Swift Bear and Spotted Tail
General Nelson Miles, Indian Fighter
Standing Bear, chief of the Ponca
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