Mother Earth Father Sky Author:Sue Harrison In a frozen time before history, in a harsh and beautiful land near the top of the world, womanhood comes cruelly and suddenly to beautiful young Chagak. — Surviving the brutal massacre of her tribe, she sets out across the icy waters off America's northwest coast on an astonishing odyssey that will reveal to Chagak powerful secrets of the earth ... more »and sky and the mysteries of love and loss.
"REMARKABLE...Harrison has managed to create a rich inner life for Chagak, even while she has her hands full creating a distant time and place ... A COMPANIONABLE AND FREQUENTLY MOVING STORY" - Kirkus Reviews
"AN ENTHRALLING TALE OF FAMILY ROOTS AND ENDURANCE...Harrison's deft touch and impeccable re-creation of the prehistoric Ice Age fined me with wonder." - Alex Haley, author of Roots
"Memorably great... in between the satisfying details of an ancient culture, you smell the sweet heather, taste the wind, hear the roaring surf, and sense the joy of primeval love." -- Ruth Beebe Hill, author of Hanta Yo« less