People of the Morning Star (North America's Forgotten Past #21)
The city of Cahokia, at its height, covered more than six square miles around what is now St. Louis and included structures more than ten stories hi ...more
"People of The Morning Star" concerns an internecine "power"--an all important concept in the book--struggle within the ruling Four Winds clans at the ancient city of Cahokia, now in the state of Illinois, at the height of its religious, political and military influence in the 12th Century CE.
The Gears weave sex, violence and ...more
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J. Robert Ewbank author "John Wesley, Natural Man, and the Isms" "Wesley's Wars" and "To Whom It May Concern"
Review: Another hit, by the phenomenal duo of writers that bring American history to life.
People of the Morning star, is a remarkable start to a new series of stories continuing the seven books by the Gear's relating to Cahokia. Cahokia is a remarkable unknown fact in American history. Cahokia is something that the history books have over looked, or have not given ample information.
The Morning Star is a god brought to life. The ...more
The main story takes place entirely in Cahokia and its suburbs and concerns both political and family intrigue between the ruling Four Winds clan of and those below them. The crisis is being or ...more
Within this novel, descriptive terms get much repetition and overuse. One more muscled t ...more
As usual, I can hardly wait to lay my eyes on the next book in the North America's Forgotten Past series by the Gears. And, as usual, I became absorbed with this intriguing take on pre-history that is based on actual archeological evidence. Present day discoveries from the Cahokia site dictate a more in–depth look at the people and culture that created it. And an in–depth look at the circumstances surrounding Cahokia's creation and demise.
Any reader of this series knows that...more
Michael and Kathleen Gear have written many books on the native Americans, all based on their years of real-world archaeological and anthropological experience, yet all of the books are very entertaining and well written and hard to put down.