Cover of: People of the Fire | Kathleen O'Neal Gear

About the Book

It is a time of fire. A small band of pioneers struggle valiantly to keep their ancestors' dreams alive in an unforgiving, drought-stricken land. Driven by the promise of an awesome vision, a heroic young dreamer and a fearless woman warrior unite to lead their people to a magnificent destiny.

Little Dancer - The young dreamer whose awesome powers would change the course of history.

White Calf - The ancient medicine woman who taught Little Dancer how to harness his dreams.

Elk Charm - The beautiful maiden who won Little Dancer's heart, but feared she would lose him to his destiny.

Heavy Beaver - The false dreamer who brutalized his people in his unquenchable thirst for power.

Two Smokes - The outcast tormented by forbidden love; his gentleness concealed an inner strength.

Tanager - The young woman warrior whose courage defended a dreamer's vision.

People of the Fire is a story about the transition of Native American culture from Paleo-Indian to Archaic, as a result of sudden climactic warming, in the High Plains and Western Rockies region. A towering epic filled with tragedy and triumph, courage and conflict, People of the Fire is the second compelling novel in a majestic saga of America's first peoples.

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Number of pages
480

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL9671602M
Internet Archive
peopleoffire00gear
ISBN 10
0812507398
ISBN 13
9780812507393
Library Thing
2406055
Goodreads
1123274
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