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Child of the dead

Author: Don Coldsmith
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An old Indian woman rescues a child with smallpox in one of the epidemics which decimated the Indians in the 18th Century. The child is the only survivor of another tribe and Running Deer's people warn her not to touch the girl. But Running Deer has no reason for living. Since her husband died she has been planning suicide. The child recovers and Running Deer finds a new reason to live--until the girl decides she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Coldsmith
ISBN: 0385470290 9780385470292 0553294695 9780553294699
OCLC Number: 30701440
Description: 245 pages : genealogical table ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Don Coldsmith.

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An old Indian woman rescues a child with smallpox in one of the epidemics which decimated the Indians in the 18th Century. The child is the only survivor of another tribe and Running Deer's people warn her not to touch the girl. But Running Deer has no reason for living. Since her husband died she has been planning suicide. The child recovers and Running Deer finds a new reason to live--until the girl decides she wants to be reunited with her own people. By the author of Track of the Bear.

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