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Oct 17, 2013 Brent Ranalli rated it liked it
Penobscot Chief Old John Neptune is a larger-than-life character, and a proper telling of his story would be a riveting narrative--ambition, courtroom drama, sex & scandal, wilderness adventure, crime and retribution--not to mention magic, and the Old Governor's reputed victory over a rival wizard in a shape-shifting duel. Sadly, what has come down to us (or has been painstakingly collected by Fannie Eckstorm) is fragmentary and contradictory. So Eckstorm gives us the next best thing: a ...more