Algonquin Sunset: An Algonquin Quest Novel

Category: Book
By (author): Revelle, Rick
Series: An Algonguin Quest Novel
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical / Canada
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / People & Places / Aboriginal & Indigenous
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Dundurn
Published: June 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.00in x 5.00in x 0.80in
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From The Publisher*Anokì and his sister Pangì Mahingan have grown up, and now face a decision that will change their lives forever. Twelve years after Mahingan was wounded battling for his life against the Haudenosaunee warrior known as Ö:nenhste Erhar (Corn Dog), we rejoin his family and learn what fate held for him. Now, his children, Anokì and Pangì Mahingan, along with their twin cousins Makwa and Wàbek, are grown and have adult responsibilities. Still living with their Algonquin family, they have become a formidable fighting unit with the addition of three Mi´kmaq warriors, E´s, Jilte´g, and the fierce Elue´wiet Ga´qaquj. However, there is danger in the land of the setting sun, and nothing is more dangerous than what the family is going to encounter from the fierce enemy of their new Anishinaabe allies: the Lakȟóta.
From The Publisher*Set twelve years after the events of Algonquin Spring, this book follows the now-grown Anokì, his sister Pangì Mahingan, and the rest of their family as they face a new enemy: the Lakȟóta.
Review Quote*A most worthy instalment in the imaginative Algonquin Quest series … Recommended reading for those who like detailed historical fiction and a sound, well-told adventure story.
Review Quote*Readers interested in the details of Algonquin life and warfare in the 1300s will find the author's knowledge of Native languages and attention to historical detail engaging.
Review Quote*Novels like Revelle's document the rich and nuanced life of First Nations people … and also celebrate the majesty and splendor of early First Nation life, one [Revelle] depict[s] so admirably.
Biographical NoteRick Revelle was born in Smiths Falls, Ontario, and raised in the Odessa and Wilton areas. He is a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation. His two previous books in the Algonquin Quest series were I Am Algonquin and Algonquin Spring. He lives in Glenburnie, Ontario.