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The Water Seeker

Holt, Kimberly Willis

Published by Henry Holt, 2010
ISBN 10: 0805080201 / ISBN 13: 9780805080209
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Title: The Water Seeker

Publisher: Henry Holt

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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Yellow boards. 309 pages. Jacket in mylar cover. If you knew you had a special gift - a sixth sense - that was passed down from one generation to the next? A gift that could help people in times of need, but one your father often saw as a trap. Would you use that gift? Traces the hard life, filled with losses, adversity, and adventure, of Amos, son, a trapper and dowser, from 1833 when his mother dies giving birth to him until 1859, when he himself has grown up and has a son of his own. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008906

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"?"Drawing on such diverse themes as Manifest Destiny, personal identity and cross-cultural relationships, the author has crafted a satisfying all-ages story that hosts a dazzling array of richly realized secondary characters...and flows as effortlessly as the Platte River.? "? ""Kirkus Reviews, "STARRED

"an absorbing, atmospheric epic" "? ""Publishers Weekly, "STARRED

"Holt creates a moving, palpable sense of pioneer life in graceful prose that occasionally reads like poetry. And her memorable characters? stories raise powerful questions about how lives are shaped: by chance, skill, inherited gifts...and love that transcends generations and even mortality.  "? Booklist"

"""An absorbing, atmospheric epic of intertwined lives on America's western frontier." "-""Publishers Weekly, " STARRED

"""Drawing on such diverse themes as Manifest Destiny, personal identity and cross-cultural relationships, the author has crafted a satisfying all-ages story that hosts a dazzling array of richly realized secondary characters...and flows as effortlessly as the Platte River." "-- ""Kirkus Reviews, "STARRED

"Holt creates a moving, palpable sense of pioneer life in graceful prose that occasionally reads like poetry. And her memorable characters' stories raise powerful questions about how lives are shaped: by chance, skill, inherited gifts...and love that transcends generations and even mortality. "-- Booklist""Holt writes a vivid and beautiful story." ""--"Voya "

An absorbing, atmospheric epic of intertwined lives on America's western frontier. "Publishers Weekly, Starred"

Drawing on such diverse themes as Manifest Destiny, personal identity and cross-cultural relationships, the author has crafted a satisfying all-ages story that hosts a dazzling array of richly realized secondary characters...and flows as effortlessly as the Platte River. "Kirkus Reviews, STARRED"

Holt creates a moving, palpable sense of pioneer life in graceful prose that occasionally reads like poetry. And her memorable characters' stories raise powerful questions about how lives are shaped: by chance, skill, inherited gifts...and love that transcends generations and even mortality. "Booklist"

Holt writes a vivid and beautiful story. "Voya""

An absorbing, atmospheric epic of intertwined lives on America's western frontier. Publishers Weekly, Starred

Drawing on such diverse themes as Manifest Destiny, personal identity and cross-cultural relationships, the author has crafted a satisfying all-ages story that hosts a dazzling array of richly realized secondary characters...and flows as effortlessly as the Platte River. Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

Holt creates a moving, palpable sense of pioneer life in graceful prose that occasionally reads like poetry. And her memorable characters' stories raise powerful questions about how lives are shaped: by chance, skill, inherited gifts...and love that transcends generations and even mortality. Booklist

Holt writes a vivid and beautiful story. Voya

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"An absorbing, atmospheric epic of intertwined lives on America's western frontier." --Publishers Weekly, Starred

"Drawing on such diverse themes as Manifest Destiny, personal identity and cross-cultural relationships, the author has crafted a satisfying all-ages story that hosts a dazzling array of richly realized secondary characters...and flows as effortlessly as the Platte River." --Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

"Holt creates a moving, palpable sense of pioneer life in graceful prose that occasionally reads like poetry. And her memorable characters' stories raise powerful questions about how lives are shaped: by chance, skill, inherited gifts...and love that transcends generations and even mortality." --Booklist

"Holt writes a vivid and beautiful story." --Voya

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