Coming of the storm / by W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear.
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- ISBN: 9781439153888 :
- ISBN: 1439153884 :
- Physical Description: 484 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st Gallery Books hardcover ed.
- Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages -484).
|Citation/References Note:|| Bklst 11/15/2009
|Summary, etc.:|| "Black Shell, an exiled Chickasaw trader, is fascinated by the pale, bearded newcomers who call themselves "Kristianos," and not even the wise counsel of Pearl Hand, the extraordinary and beautiful woman who has consented to be his mate, can dissuade him. It will unfortunately take a first-hand lesson in the Kristianos' unfathomable brutality for Black Shell to fully comprehend the dangers that these invaders pose to his people's way of life. While his first instinct is to run away with Pearl Hand, somewhere the Kristianos cannot find them, Black Shell has been called to a greater destiny by the Spirit Being known as Horned Serpent. With Pearl Hand by his side, Black Shell must find a way to unite the disparate tribes and settlements of his native land and overcome the merciless armies of de Soto, which will stop at nothing to attain wealth and power. For years readers have urged the Gears to bring the clash of Native American and European cultures to life as only they can. Now, with Coming of the Storm, the Gears unleash their expansive breadth of knowledge and stunning writing talents to dispel the myths and falsehoods surrounding Hernando de Soto, as they paint a vivid portrait of the heroic men and women who fought a terrifying, militarily superior power for their survival -- and in so doing defined the character of a nation."--from NoveList.
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|Subject:||Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542 > Relations with Indians > Fiction.
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