People of the River

People of the River

4.1 (3,042 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$4.98

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

"Thousands of years ago, small hunting bands crossed the fragile land bridge linking the Eurasian continent to the Americas and discovered a land untouched by humankind. Over the centuries that followed, their descendents spread throughout this land. Bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear bring the stories of these first North Americans to life in this magnificent, multi-volume saga." In 1100 C.E., master astronomers, merchants, and engineers walked the halls of Mound Builder cities. From their multi-story palaces in the central Mississippi Valley, they governed a civilization that spread across all of eastern North America. Then climate change shook the civilization to its roots, and a mad God-King arose. The People's only hope of survival rested in a rogue war chief who had betrayed his own people and a young girl who was learning to dream of Power....
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 30.48mm | 294.83g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Special ed.
  • 0765364492
  • 9780765364494
  • 732,468

Review quote

"A story we can't afford to ignore."--"The Washington Post"
"Absorbing...Fact-paced and engrossing, [with a] ring of authenticity as well."--"Publishers Weekly"
"A tightly woven tale...[with] authentic Native American history."--"ALA Booklist"
show more

Rating details

3,042 ratings
4.1 out of 5 stars
5 40% (1,231)
4 34% (1,047)
3 21% (630)
2 4% (108)
1 1% (26)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X