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The Dawn Country

by Kathleen O'Neal Gear (Author), Cliff Nielsen (Cover artist), W. Michael Gear (Author)

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Title:The Dawn Country
Authors:Kathleen O'Neal Gear (Author)
Other authors:Cliff Nielsen (Cover artist), W. Michael Gear (Author)
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Great story as always provided by these authors.
  RolandB | Feb 29, 2012 |
"The Dawn Country" continues the saga begun in "People of the Longhouse", based on archaeological discoveries and the oral history of the Iroquoian people. Female war chief Koracoo and deputy Gonda have rescued their children, Odion and Tutelo, from the witch Gannajero, but other children are still held captive and they continue to pursue, picking up new allies along the way. Told from multiple points of view, the story is one long exciting chase to the final showdown at the end. A note at the end of the novel indicates that there's at least one more story to be told in this series, however.

I felt a little cheated at the end of "People of the Longhouse," because it didn't resolve much, but "The Dawn Country" is much more satisfying. It might have worked better as one long book. ( )
  4fish | Jun 6, 2011 |
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To Mike D. O'Neal in memory of the lost
years when we didn't get to see each other.
It's great to have you back in this world.
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Nightfall had silenced the Mountains
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500 years ago, the epic tale began in People of the Longhouse continues in this second of a quartet.

War Cheif Koracoo and Deputy Gonda of the Standing Stone People have successfully rescued their children. Odion and Tutelo, from Gannajero the Trader. Known as The Crow, Gannajero is a figure out of nightmare - a witch who steals children.
Odion's friend Wrass is still held captive, along with several other children, in Gannajero's camp, and Koracoo and Gonda are determined to save them all.
This time, Koracoo and Gonda have allies: a battle-weary Mohawk war chief and a hearfl from the People of the Dawnland, who have also lost children to Gannajero. These bitter enemies must learn to trust each other and find common ground.
Will they be able to put their differences aside and rescue the children before they are sold and carried off to distant villages - lost to their families and homes forever?
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Young Wrass, still being held captive, along with several other children, in Gannajero's camp, organizes the children for an assault on Gannajero's warriors. Meanwhile Koracoo and Gonda are coming for the children and they have allies: a battle-weary Mohawk war chief and a Healer from the People of the Dawnland.… (more)

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