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People of the Earth (North America's Forgotten Past) (original 1992; edition 1992)

by W. Michael Gear, Kathleen O'Neal Gear

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Title:People of the Earth (North America's Forgotten Past)
Authors:W. Michael Gear
Other authors:Kathleen O'Neal Gear
Info:Tor Books (1992), Mass Market Paperback, 608 pages
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These folks are great storytellers, and I love the work. The only reason I use 4 instead of 5 stars is that it is just so long. I think the story could have been told as well in a shorter book. Just my opinion. But I really LOVE the storytelling and the story. I keep buying their work and reading it, but the length becomes a problem at some point. ( )
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To Ray Leicht, Ph. D.
... for helping to hold up the wall one bleary-eyed Saturday night at the Plains Anthropological Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota - and everything that came of that conversation.

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In special memory of
J.B. Saratoga Tedi Bear
June 3, 1975
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Dust rolled up in a light tan smudge behind Skip Gillespie'a big four wheel drive pick up.
Prologue: Sandstone the color of dried blood rose in a sher ridge that jutted from the rich grasses of the river bottom.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0812507428, Mass Market Paperback)

A sweeping epic of prehistory, People of the Earth brings the true story of the ancestors of today's Native American peoples to life in an unforgettable saga of hardship and passion, of a woman torn between two peoples and two dreams, of the two men who love her and the third who must have her, and of the vision given to the peoples long ago by the spirit of the wolf.
 
Once again, bestselling authors and archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear bring North America's forgotten past vividly to life.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:19:34 -0400)

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In this sweeping epic of the dawn of agriculture, a courageous young woman is torn between ways of life, men to love, and driven above all to pursue her special dream.

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