The Gathering Night

The Gathering Night

A Novel

Book - 2009
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Between Grandmother Mountain and the cold sea, Alaia and her family live off the land. But when one of her brothers goes hunting and never returns, the fragile balance of life is upset. Half-starved and maddened with grief, Alaia's mother follows her visions and goes in search of her lost son.
Publisher: Toronto : McArthur, 2009.
ISBN: 9781552788004
Branch Call Number: ELPHI
Characteristics: 375 p.


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Jul 28, 2012

This is a very interesting book set in Mesolithic Scotand (10,000 -4,000 B.C.). These hunters and gatherers live in a holistic world. The story encompasses tribes, camps, spiritual practices, shamen as go-betweens, and the tsuami of 650 B.C.

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