The Light in the Forest

The Light in the Forest

A Novel

Paperback - 2004
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As part of an agreement to keep peace, whites are insisting that captives who have been living with the Indians be returned to their white settlements. True True Son, fifteen years old, has lived with the Delaware tribe since being captured as a baby.
Published: New York : Vintage Books, 2004, c1981.
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
ISBN: 9781400077885
1400077885
Branch Call Number: J RIC
Characteristics: viii, 179 p. ;,18 cm.

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blue_jellyfish_93 Jun 28, 2014

So that's why they're so pale and bandy-legged," he nodded, "having to eat such old and stringy leather while Indian people have rich venison and bear meat

blue_jellyfish_93 Jun 28, 2014

They hated to give them up all right. But they hated worse to see a white man's town a settin' there on the banks of their own river...They were scared we were takin' over the country. So they started fetchin' in their white relations

blue_jellyfish_93 Jun 28, 2014

Then who is my father?

blue_jellyfish_93 Jun 28, 2014

It is not only the white man who breaks the sixth commandment…. Evil and ugly things have been committed against the will of God on both sides.

blue_jellyfish_93 Jun 28, 2014

Now go like an Indian, True Son. Give me no more shame.

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blue_jellyfish_93 Aug 13, 2014

I loved the book.

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blue_jellyfish_93 Jun 28, 2014

True Son has had trouble knowing his true identity. Captured by Indians when little. And now they want to give him back to his true family. The whites.
True Son believes he is fully-Indian. He fights against his family bonds. Later he runs back to what he thinks, is his true family.
But when the Indians decide to kill a few whites, what will he do? Will he join in on their little ''prank'' or be known as a traitor?

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