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Gear, W. Michael

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Works: 227 works in 961 publications in 3 languages and 50,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Speaker
Classifications: PS3557.E19, 813.54
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Most widely held works by W. Michael Gear
People of the river by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the corn crop failing and the Cahokia Chief's lust for tribute growing, a war chief and the warrior woman he loves look to the gods for a sign of hope for their people
People of the mist by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 14th century North America, a shaman investigates a political murder. Through his eyes is seen the everyday life of the Algonquin Indians who inhabited the area around Chesapeake Bay. Ninth volume in a series on the early Americans
People of the masks by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy dwarf is kidnaped by an enemy tribe for his magic powers in this novel on the earliest people of North America. When instead of victory his magic powers bring misfortune, he is condemned to death by exposure. A girl saves him. By the authors of People of the Mist
People of the silence by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel on 11th Century Indians in the area of New Mexico. They were the Anasazi and the book traces their customs, politics and wars. A tale of human sacrifice and massacres, as when a chief orders the execution of a village to thwart a prophecy that a stolen child will return to conquer his people. By the authors of People of the Lightning
People of the sea by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lions and short-faced bears - and giving birth to the rich land that will become California. The few thousand people who have settled along the coast struggle to understand as the world around them changes. Where have the mastodons gone? And why are the mammoths disappearing? The seer Sunchaser would ordinarily visit the Spirit World and return with answers - but he has lost his way. Meanwhile his rival, Catchstraw, has discovered witchcraft as a way to Power - at the
People of the lightning by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love and war in Florida 8,000 years ago. The novel follows the fortunes of two clans of the Windover, a people who fished and fought with darts. By the author of People of the Sea
The visitant by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two investigations, eight hundred years apart, into the 12th century murders of Indian women and children in what is now New Mexico. One is conducted by a tribal chief at the time they were committed, the other by an anthropologist in the present
People of the owl : a novel of prehistoric North America by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of the trading empire of Poverty Port, Louisiana, of 3500 years ago, during which warrior and shaman Salamander experiences a vision that shapes the destiny of his people
People of the wolf by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the dawn of history, a dreamer who followed the spirit of the wolf led a handful of courageous men and women to find an untouched, unspoiled continent
People of the lakes by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of the earliest people on the North American continent, set two millenia ago. The protagonist is Star Shell, daughter of a Hopewell chief, who undertakes a perilous journey to Niagara Falls to drown an evil totemic mask before it destroys her race. By the husband-and-wife team of archaeologists who wrote People of the Sea, People of the Wolf and People of the Fire
People of the nightland by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young orphan named Silvertip receives a prophetic vision about the end of their world, he must persuade the People of the Nightland and the People of the Sunpath to flee eastward to escape the deadly ice
People of the thunder by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By 1300 AD, the Sky Hand people had crushed and enslaved the Albaamaha people and built their high-walled capital, Split Sky City, to dominate towns up and down the Black Warrior River. But a violent wind is brewing that may topple the city's mighty walls
Coming of the storm by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Black Shell, an exiled Chickasaw trader, is fascinated by the pale, bearded newcomers who call themselves "Kristianos," and not even the wise counsel of Pearl Hand, the extraordinary and beautiful woman who has consented to be his mate, can dissuade him. It will unfortunately take a first-hand lesson in the Kristianos' unfathomable brutality for Black Shell to fully comprehend the dangers that these invaders pose to his people's way of life. While his first instinct is to run away with Pearl Hand, somewhere the Kristianos cannot find them, Black Shell has been called to a greater destiny by the Spirit Being known as Horned Serpent. With Pearl Hand by his side, Black Shell must find a way to unite the disparate tribes and settlements of his native land and overcome the merciless armies of de Soto, which will stop at nothing to attain wealth and power. -- from publisher's website
People of the fire by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heroic young dreamer and a fearless female warrior unite to lead their people, a small band of pioneers, to a magnificent destiny
People of the weeping eye by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summoned by the mystical Katsinas to return to his home, Old White, the wandering "Seeker," follows a trail that takes him to the headwaters of the Mississippi and to a life-changing encounter with Two Petals, whose tortured soul he must heal
People of the moon by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale inspired by the Native American builders of the famous Chimney Rock finds reluctant young Ripple dispatched by the goddess of winter on a perilous quest to destroy the hated Chacoan conquerors of the First Moon People
Raising Abel : a novel by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Veronica Tremain's brother is brutally murdered, both she and the FBI try to make sense of a bizarre conspiracy that seems to be targeting genetics professors -- and one unusual child
People of the raven by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Award winning archaelologists Michael and Kathleen Gear spin a vivid and captivating tale around one of the most controversial archaeological discoveries in the world, the Kennewick Man- a Caucasoid male mummy dating back more than 9,000 years, found in the Pacific Northwest on the banks of the Columbia River!
The summoning God by Kathleen O'Neal Gear ( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An archaeologist and a physical anthropologist try to puzzle out the mysterious deaths of 35 ancient Anasazis whose burnt bodies are discovered in 2001; and, back in time, War Chief Browser tries to find the killer
People of the earth by W. Michael Gear ( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third in the saga of the first North Americans. In this sweeping epic of the dawn of agriculture, a courageous young woman is torn between ways of life, men to love, and driven above all to pursue her special dream. "A smooth blend of superb archaeology and wonderful story".--Andrew M. Greeley. The Gears have over 30 years' combined experience in archaeology
 
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Alternative Names
Gear & Gear 1955-
Gear, W. M. 1955-
Languages
English (354)
Spanish (5)
German (1)
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