From Torture to Triumph: The Lost Legend of a Man Who Opened America: Guillaume Couture

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Ambushed in the wilderness along with French missionaries, this early pioneer in America survived torture and captivity to become an esteemed advisor to the much-feared Mohawks and other Iroquois nations. Guillaume Couture’s remarkable life shows how fate, adaptability and courage can influence the course of history. His life story teaches us some very contemporary lessons about the power of faith, experience and openness to other cultures. From centuries-old source documents, Michael Fenn has pieced together the remarkable story of a young carpenter’s rise from obscurity to influence in 17th America – revealing the forgotten saga of an ancestor of thousands of Americans and Canadians.
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  • By AM Kotowych
    Aug 27, 2015
    A concise and interesting historical biography that documents the relatively unknown story of Guillaume Couture, who travels to the New World and despite capture and physical hardship chooses to remain, using his skills to promote peace between the Indigenous Peoples and Europeans. Enlightening read.
  • By Neil Couture
    Jul 26, 2015
    By Neil Couture This is a very well researched and written biography of one of the most amazing men in American history. I read the entire book in a sitting because I couldn't put it down. A great book
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July 14, 2015
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