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The Tenderness Of Wolves (2007, original release: 2006)


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FictionFICTION/PENNEY,SDue 10-22-15
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007
Edition:  1st Simon & Schuster ed
Description:  371 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781416540748 (alk. paper), 1416540741 (alk. paper),
Language:  English

1867. Winter has just tightened its grip on Dove River, an isolated settlement in Canada's Northern Territory, when a man is brutally murdered. A local woman, Mrs. Ross, stumbles upon the crime scene and sees tracks leading from the dead man's cabin north toward the forest and the tundra beyond. But soon she makes another discovery: her son has disappeared and is now considered a prime suspect. A variety of outsiders are drawn to the crime and to the township--but do they want to solve the crime or exploit it? One by one, searchers set out to follow the tracks across a desolate landscape, variously seeking a murderer, a son, two sisters missing for seventeen years, and a forgotten Native American culture before the snows settle and cover the tracks of the past for good.--From publisher description

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