The Owl Hunt: A Barnaby Skye Novel (Paperback)

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ITEM#: 13395765

RICHARD S. WHEELER is the author of more than fifty novels of the American West. He holds five Spur Awards and the Owen Wister Award for lifetime contributions to the literature of the West. He lives in Livingston, Montana, near Yellowstone Park, and is married to Sue Hart, an English professor at Montana State University in Billings.

Barnaby Skye's mixed-blood son, Dirk, teaches at the Indian Bureau's school on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Dirk, or North Star, as he is known among his mother's people, dreams of helping the Shoshones to live in the new world of the white men. 

When a total eclipse causes panic among the tribe, a young schoolboy has a breathtaking vision that may crush Dirk's hopes for peace. The boy renames himself Owl, the most dreaded of all totemic birds, and spreads this message: The white men will leave, and the old ways will return.

Owl's prophecy inspires the Shoshones and the Indian Bureau sees insurrection on the horizon. The army sets out to capture Owl, hang him, and imprison his followers. Dirk must struggle with his own divided allegiances and act as a mediator before it is too late.

The reservation is in grave danger… and only Dirk Skye can prevent a massacre.

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ISBN 9780765361738
Genre FICTION / Westerns
Format Paperback
Pages 335
Publisher Date 2011-10-04 00:00:00.0
Publisher Forge
Copyright Year 2011
Height 7.0 in
Wdth 4.5 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.35 lb
Language English
Subtitle A Barnaby Skye Novel
Series Name Skye's West
Series Volume Number 17
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Wheeler, Richard S.
Country of Origin United States
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