But this buck, Grandmother Mary said, hes old, like me. And when you kill him, theres one thing you mustnt do. You must not enjoy it!John Raincrow is a 16-year-old Miccosukee Indian who calls the Florida Everglades home. When Johns father kills an endangered Florida Panther as a religious duty, John must make his own peace with his culture, the animal spirits, and his personal path. This novel was selected a Best Book by the Child Study Group of Bank Street College. It was recorded for the blind by the Library of Congress in 2000.
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Luke Wallin is a Mississippi writer and musician with eight award-winning novels for adults and young adults. He is Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and a faculty member in the Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program at Spalding University. Visit him on the web and hear his songs at www.lukewallin.comReview:
"The descriptions of nature are...lending authority to the story elements that are outside the limited and rigid Western tradition." -- Hawley Roddick, novelist
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Book Description Simon & Schuster (Juv), 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX002792310X