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The Sacred Stones (The First Americans #5)

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Courageous, passionate men and women battle for survival of their clans--in the shadow of the great mammoth who speaks with thunder....

As the massive glaciers fade and the wide seas rise, the warm grasslands of the Americas bring prosperity to the gentle People of the Red World, followers of the Great Ghost Spirit, the White Mammoth.But farther north, where the harsh dry w
Paperback, 596 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by Bantam (first published 1991)
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Dec 26, 2012 Sallee rated it really liked it
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This book continues the saga of the First Americans and has moved up in time. Mamouths still roam but the herds ar getting smaller. Blood sacrifice, shamans, and the different cultures of the different tribes makes for an interesting story. While this was violent, it was not as violent as the preceding books. A good read for people who enjoy this genre.
Apr 12, 2012 Debbie rated it did not like it
This was the 5th book in a series of 5. The first 4 in the series were very good! This last one was set many, many generations later, all different people; I didn't like the book. Didn't even finish it.
Aug 27, 2011 Beth rated it did not like it

This book is rife with racism and sexism. The author also keeps the story classy with plenty of detailed animal/human torture and killing.

And, if I ever read the phrase "man bone" again it will be too soon...

Aug 05, 2011 Wendy rated it really liked it
Took me a while to get into ... wasn't expecting such a big change in time frame from the first four books. Good story.
Jan 23, 2009 Adam82 rated it liked it
The only reason I read this book was to fulfill my curiousity about the additional stories within the series. This book is one of the reasons why I do not recommend anymore of the William Sarabande.
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