A deep, sensitive novel of fathers and sons, beautifully written.
The story of a modern day Native American father struggling with his rodeo cowboy career and a son he hardly knows. The author combines the stories of his magnificent Nez Perce heritage with the struggles of today's northwestern reservations. Beautiful language and a great thought-provoking story.
FROM THE PUBLISHER
Danny Kachiah is a Native American fighting not to become a casualty. His father, Red Shirt, is dead, his wife, Loxie, has left him, and his career as a rodeo cowboy is flagging. But when Loxie dies in a car wreck, leaving him with his son, Jack, whom he hardly knows, Danny uses the magnificent stories of Red Shirt to guide him toward true fatherhood. Together, Danny and Jack begin to make a life from the dreams of yesterday and the ruins of today's northwestern reservations.
Set in Oregon's Indian country. A book about fathers and sons, how they pass on wisdom and how they show love.