Last of the Breed Author:Louis L'Amour US Air Force Major Joseph "Joe Mack" Makatozi, part Sioux, part Cheyenne, a near-Olympic caliber athlete who is as proud of the long-nurtured legacy of his Indian ancestors as he is of his place in the white man's world. After his experimental aircraft is forced down over the Bearing Sea by Russians starved for military secrets. Jo... more »e soon makes a spectacular escape from a secluded Soviet prison camp. He flees into the vast wilderness of Siberia -- a prison with walls of ice -- where his pursuers expect him to perish.
But Makatozi is a true Indian born out of his time. With out food, shelter, clothing, weapon or ally he is at last free to shed his twentieth century sensibility and summon up the noble calling of his Sioux warrior forebears. To survive he must call upon the ancient skills he learned as a boy; to hunt game with only hand-carved weapons, to make moccasins and outer garments from animal skins and to find shelter in a barren landscape. Most of all he must continue to be invisible to the relentless pursuit of the agents and soldiers under the direction of Colonel Zamatev, the ruthless efficient GRU officer who career rests on recapturing the escaped American.« less