The Tenderness Of Wolves

Penney Stef

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Quercus
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2011
Edition: Reprint

Description: 466 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout. A Man Has Been Murdered And A Womans Son Has Disappeared. To Clear Her Son's Name She Follows The Tracks Leaving The Dead Mans Cabin And Head North Into The Forest

Publishers Description: 1867, Canada: as winter tightens its grip on the isolated settlement of Dove River, a man is brutally murdered and a 17-year old boy disappears. Tracks leaving the dead man's cabin head north towards the forest and the tundra beyond. In the wake of such violence, people are drawn to the township - journalists, Hudson's Bay Company men, trappers, traders - but do they want to solve the crime or exploit it? One-by-one the assembled searchers set out from Dove River, pursuing the tracks across a desolate landscape home only to wild animals, madmen and fugitives, variously seeking a murderer, a son, two sisters missing for 17 years, a Native American culture, and a fortune in stolen furs before the snows settle and cover the tracks of the past for good.

ISBN: 9780857388797


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