Thirteen Moons

Thirteen Moons

A Novel

Book - 2006
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"At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the uncharted wilderness of the Cherokee Nation. Will is a bound boy, obliged to run a remote Indian trading post. As he fulfills his lonesome duty, Will finds a father in Bear, a Cherokee chief, and is adopted by him and his people, developing relationships that ultimately forge Will’s character. All the while, his love of Claire, the enigmatic and captivating charge of volatile and powerful Featherstone, will forever rule Will’s heart. In a voice filled with both humor and yearning, Will tells of a lifelong search for home, the hunger for fortune and adventure, the rebuilding of a trampled culture, and above all an enduring pursuit of passion."
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780679312635
Characteristics: 422 p. ; 25 cm. : ill
Alternative Title: 13 moons


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Jun 18, 2014

Arlene rec'd

Twelve year old Will sets out on his own to run a remote trading post in Cherokee country. Lots of interesting history and background of the Cherokee people and life in pre-Civil War America. A love story, an adventure and a bit of history too, a good read.

May 14, 2012

Started great, stagnated, ended

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