Friday, October 7, 2011
1) Schein, Michael. Bones Beneath Our Feet. 2011. Bennett & Hastings Publishing. Paperback: 372 pages. Price: $16.95 U.S.
SUMMARY: BONES BENEATH OUR FEET is the moving historical epic of the conquest of Puget Sound by the "Boston" tribe. This is lyrical fiction deeply rooted in the people and events that made our history. BONES BENEATH OUR FEET resonates with political intrigue, tenderness and betrayal, misunderstanding and fear, greed and sacrifice--all the richness and grit of life. The gravestone of Chief Leschi, leader of the Native cause, reads:
LESCHI - Judicially Murdered Feb. 19, 1858
Behind these words lies an essential story for all who are passionate about tolerance, dignity and liberty.
RECOMMENDATION: For those with an interest in historical fiction.