People of the Nightland
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People of the Nightland by W. Michael Gear
Book DescriptionIt has been a thousand years since Wolf Dreamer led his people up through the dark hole in the ice to a rich, untouched continent bursting with game. But the world has changed. Most of the magnificent animals are gone, and the last of the great glaciers is melting, forming a huge freshwater lake in the middle of the world. Over the centuries the People of the Wolf have split into two clans. The People of the Nightland live in the honeycomb of Ice caves that skirt the glacier. The People of the Sunpath live Inside lodges to the south, hunting the few remaining mammoths, bison, giant sloths, and short-faced bear. When a young orphaned boy named Silvertip receives a vision from Wolf Dreamer that their world is about to end, no one believes him - no one except a jaded war chief and a little girl. Led by Silvertip's dream, the three of them must convince both clans to leave the land of their ancestors and flee eastward as fast as they can before the Ice Giants destroy the world. This is the sweeping saga of a visionary boy who led his people out of the path of one of the worst catastrophes in the history of the world, and the brave little girl who loved him enough to believe in his dream.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765352958
(171mm x 106mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Tor Books
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author W. Michael Gear
Children of the Dawnland, Paperback (June 2010)
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People of the Weeping Eye, Paperback (December 2008)
People called Old White the 'Seeker', a man never long with any people or place. For years he had wandered, leaving a trail of war, wonder, and broken love in his wake. Now he is headed home, called back by visions of chaos, blood, and fire. But there is more to the Seeker than most know.
People of the Fire, Paperback (September 2005)» View all books by W. Michael Gear
A small band of pioneers struggle valiantly to keep their ancestors' dreams alive in an unforgiving, drought stricken land. Driven by the promise of an awesome vision, a heroic young dreamer and a fearless woman warrior unite to lead their people to a magnificent destiny. An epic filled with tragedy and triumph, courage and conflict.
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Author Biography - W. Michael Gear
Kathleen O'Neal Gear is a former state historian and archaeologist for Wyoming, Kansas, and Nebraska for the U.S. Department of the Interior. She has twice received the federal government's Special Achievement Award for ""outstanding management"" of our nation's cultural heritage. W. Michael Gear holds a master's degree in archaeology and has worked as a professional archaeologist since 1978. He is principal investigator for Wind River Archaeological Consultants. Together they have written the North America's Forgotten Past series ("People of the Morning Star," "People of the Songtrail," "People of the Mist," "People of the Wolf," among others); and the Anasazi Mysteries series. The Gears live in Thermopolis, WY.
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