(From the publisher):
Slowly dying of Lou Gehrig's Disease, Donald, a middle-aged Chippewa-Finnish man, begins dictationg family stories he has never shared with anyone, hoping to preserve history for his children. The dignity of Donald's death and his legacy encourages his loved ones to find a way to redeem, and let go of, the past, whether through his daughter's emersion in Chippewa religious ideas or his mourning wife's attempt to escape the malevolent influence of her own father.
Original title: Returning to Earth
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Ethnic And Multicultural→ Native American
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Tragedy And Loss