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Two Old Women (1993) [Novel]
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Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River area in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine. Though these two women have been known to complain more than contribute, they now must either survive on their own or die trying. In simple but vivid detail, Velma Wallis depicts a landscape and way of life that are at once merciless and starkly beautiful. In her old women, she has created two heroines of steely determination whose story of betrayal, friendship,community, and forgiveness will carve out a permanent place in readers' imaginations.

Original title: Two Old Women
Original languages: English


Genre: MythologyRetellingsAmericas
FictionGeneral FictionEthnic And MulticulturalNative American

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Two Old Women (1993)
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Language: English

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Two Old Women (1993)

Publisher: Perennial
ISBN: 0060723521
Dimensions: 4.9 x 7.0 x 0.6

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