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A teenage girl and an old Indian are brought together by the same haunting dream.
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"[Janet's] dream shows her a white deer at the mercy of an Indian brave, aiming an arrow from a taut bow. In Paulsen's eerily poetic writing, the reader finds the message that finally becomes clear to Janet. The novel is an allegory, rooted in the chasm between actualities and pretensions."
"Well worth reading."
An Indian brave stands poised to shoot a white deer drinking from a pool of water in the moonlight. It is only a dream -- a recurring nightmare that haunts fifteen-year-old Janet Carson -- but it is a dream that will change her forever.
Janet, one of the few Anglo teens in the New Mexico art colony where she lives with her mother, feels isolated and alone. For some reason she is drawn to Billy Honcho, an old alcoholic Indian who begs some money from her. As they get to know each other, the meaning of Janet's dream begins to become clear to her, and Billy becomes the brave in her dreams.
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Book Description Nelson Incorporated, Thomas. Hardcover. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0840766165I3N10
Book Description Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Tutsky, Robert (illustrator). First Edition. Stated first edition trade hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Unmarked copy. Some light scattered foxing and front board is slightly bowed. Jacket is lightly worn at corners and offered in protective mylar cover. Author's fourth novel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 9517
Book Description T. Nelson, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Very Good. Publisher: Thomas Nelson Date of Publication: 1978 Binding: Hard Cover Edition: 1st Print Condition: Very Good/Good Description: Very Good in Good jacket Very Good in Good + jacket8vo-over 7. Seller Inventory # 512566
Book Description T. Nelson, Nashville, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Stated First Edition. DJ lightly chipped with short tears, back flap creased, remainder mark bottom page edges ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 96 pages; "Janet and her sculptress mother live in an artist colony town in the Southwest, where she is the only Anglo girl in her age group" Feeling isolated, she bonds with an old alcoholic Indian who seems to be able to see inside her. Seller Inventory # 12953
Book Description T. Nelson, 1978. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0840766165