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Crow Mary

$26.09

Kathleen Grissom

1 in stock

SKU: 9781476748474 Book Condition: New Categories: ,

The New York Times bestselling author of the “touching” (The Boston Globe) book club classics The Kitchen House and the “emotionally rewarding” (Booklist) Glory Over Everything returns with a sweeping saga inspired by the true story of Crow Mary—an indigenous woman torn between two worlds in 19th-century North America. In 1872,sixteen-year-old Goes Firsta Crow Native womanmarries Abe Farwella white fur trader. He gives her the name Maryand they set off on the long trip to his trading post in the Cypress Hills of SaskatchewanCanada. Along the wayshe finds a fast friend in a Métis named Jeannie; makes a lifelong enemy in a wolfer named Stiller; and despite learning a dark secret of Farwell’s pastfalls in love with her husband. The winter trading season passes peacefully. Thenon the eve of their return to Montanaa group of drunken whiskey traders slaughters forty Nakota—despite Farwell’s efforts to stop them. Maryhiding from the hail of bulletssees the murderersincluding Stillertake five Nakota women back to their fort. She begs Farwell to save themand when he refusesMary takes two gunscreeps into the fortand saves the women from certain death. Thusshe sets off a whirlwind of colliding cultures that brings out the worst and best in the cast of unforgettable characters and pushes the love between Farwell and Crow Mary to the breaking point. From an author with a “stirring and uplifting” (David R. GillhamNew York Times bestselling author) voiceCrow Mary sweeps across decades and the landscape of the upper West and Canadashowcasing the beauty of the natural worldwhile at the same time probing the intimacies of a marriage and one woman’s heart.

Crow Mary

$26.09

1 in stock

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