Thirteen Moons

Thirteen Moons

A Novel

eBook - 2006
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At the age of twelve, under the Wind moon, Will is given a horse, a key, and a map, and sent alone into the Indian Nation to run a trading post as a bound boy. It is during this time that he grows into a man, learning, as he does, of the raw power it takes to create a life, to find a home. In a card game with a white Indian named Featherstone, Will wins a mysterious girl named Claire. As Will's destiny intertwines with the fate of the Cherokee Indians, including a Cherokee Chief named Bear, he learns how to fight and survive in the face of both nature and men, and eventually, under the Corn Tassel Moon, Will begins the fight against Washington City to preserve the Cherokee's homeland and culture. And he will come to know the truth behind his belief that only desire trumps time.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2006.
ISBN: 9781588365736
1588365735
Characteristics: 1 online resource (422 p.)
Summary: At the age of twelve, under the Wind moon, Will is given a horse, a key, and a map, and sent alone into the Indian Nation to run a trading post as a bound boy. It is during this time that he grows into a man, learning, as he does, of the raw power it takes to create a life, to find a home. In a card game with a white Indian named Featherstone, Will wins a mysterious girl named Claire. As Will's destiny intertwines with the fate of the Cherokee Indians, including a Cherokee Chief named Bear, he learns how to fight and survive in the face of both nature and men, and eventually, under the Corn Tassel Moon, Will begins the fight against Washington City to preserve the Cherokee's homeland and culture. And he will come to know the truth behind his belief that only desire trumps time.

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mcdoff
Jun 18, 2014

Arlene rec'd

Twelve year old Will sets out on his own to run a remote trading post in Cherokee country. Lots of interesting history and background of the Cherokee people and life in pre-Civil War America. A love story, an adventure and a bit of history too, a good read.

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kubux96
May 14, 2012

Started great, stagnated, ended

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