Forrest Carter

Forrest Carter, born Asa Earl Carter, was an American author known for his works 'The Education of Little Tree' and 'The Rebel Outlaw: Josey Wales'. His true identity and controversial past as a segregationist speechwriter were revealed posthumously.


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  1. 1. The Education of Little Tree

    The book is a heartwarming story of a young orphan boy of mixed ancestry who is raised by his Cherokee grandparents in the Appalachian Mountains during the Great Depression. His grandparents teach him the Cherokee way of life, including their spiritual beliefs, love for nature, respect for all living things, and the importance of tolerance and understanding. Despite the hardship and prejudice they face, they impart wisdom, love, and a unique perspective on life to the young boy.

    The 4835th Greatest Book of All Time