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Whispers of the mountain

Author: Tom Hron
Publisher: New York : Signet : Penguin Books USA Inc., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Indians of Alaska named the great sacred mountain looming over their ancestral land Denali. They said the summit's spirits would protect them from anyone trying to steal their vast wilderness. But now white men had come to Denali, not searching for game or salmon but for the mother lode of gold that legend said lay hidden on its heights. A shaman died at the hands of a greed-mad murderer-his wife fell captive to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hron
ISBN: 0451187946 9780451187949
OCLC Number: 35677394
Notes: "Signet historical fiction, AE 8794"--Spine.
Description: 350 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Tom Hron.

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The Indians of Alaska named the great sacred mountain looming over their ancestral land Denali. They said the summit's spirits would protect them from anyone trying to steal their vast wilderness. But now white men had come to Denali, not searching for game or salmon but for the mother lode of gold that legend said lay hidden on its heights. A shaman died at the hands of a greed-mad murderer-his wife fell captive to the same human monster. Then their little daughter escaped and braved the frozen wasteland to seek help. She found the lawman Eli Bonnet, who dealt out justice with his gun, and Hannah Twigg, a woman who was as savvy a survivor as any man. Now in the deadly depth of winter, a new hunt began on the treacherous slopes of Denali-not for gold but for the most dangerous game of all ...

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