Raven Stole the Moon

Raven Stole the Moon

A Novel

Book - 2010
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Jenna Rosen, haunted by the drowning death of her son two years earlier, returns to Wrangell, Alaska where he died and is drawn into a battle with Tlingit spirits for the soul of her child.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2010, c1998.
ISBN: 9780061806384
Branch Call Number: STEIN
Characteristics: 445 p. ; 21 cm.


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Nov 23, 2016

I loved this book, it was a very hard one to put down! After I read it I listened to it in my car and my kids even enjoyed it! Very well written and a great story line. I've now read all of Garth Steins books and wish there were more!

Apr 11, 2016

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Jun 21, 2014

The images of Alaska were beautiful and the stories and myths from the Tlingit culture were fascinating. Well worth the read from the author of The Art of Racing in the Rain.

jcphilli Dec 20, 2011

I do like the authors writing style. The topics he touches on in this book were not ones I immediately embraced but the content and pacing kept me intrigued.
Steins' 2nd book (How evan broke his head...) is still my favourite followed by The Art of racing in the rain and Raven stole the moon.
I recommend them all.

Mar 26, 2011

This is a haunting book about a woman who lost a child and is on the verge of losing her marriage. Lots of Alaskan Native American folklore. Totally different from “The Art of Racing in the Rain”, this is a worthy first novel.


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Jun 21, 2014

A woman whose young son drowned in Alaska searches for a way to release his soul with the aid of a Tlingit shaman.

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