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People of the river

Author: W Michael Gear; Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 1992.
Series: First North American, bk. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Mississippi River Valley and Cahokia are the homelands of the people known as moundbuilders. A warrior chief can love, but never possess the woman he loves. Together they must find a means to overcome the Chiefs" thirst for power and tribute. With the gods forsaking them and the crops in the fields failing, the people look to one who can possess the Dream of Power, the age-old ability to communicate with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Michael Gear; Kathleen O'Neal Gear
ISBN: 0812507436 9780812507430 141763636X 9781417636365
OCLC Number: 154706275
Description: 526 pages : maps ; 18 cm.
Series Title: First North American, bk. 4.
Responsibility: W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear.

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With the corn crop failing and the Cahokia chiefs' lust for tribute growing, a warchief and the warrior woman he loves look to the gods for a sign of hope for their people.  Read more...

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