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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

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Kershaw - Camden Library Frazier (Text) 33255002509637 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0375509321
  • ISBN: 9780375509322
  • ISBN: 9780812967586
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2006.

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General Note:
Awards: SIBA Book Award for Fiction -- Winner (2007) ; Named ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by Los Angeles Times Book Review, Chicago Tribune, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Summary, etc.:
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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 7.4 26 111326
Subject: Civil war > Fiction.
Cooper, Will (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Trading posts > Fiction.
Cherokee Indians > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Government relations > 1789-1869 > Fiction.
Great Smoky Mountains > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Love stories.
Adventure stories.
Southern authors.

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