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People of the Lightning People of the Lightning takes us to ancient Florida, to a village of fisher folk who must face their deepest fear Pondwader, now a lanky boy of fifteen summers He is the White Lightning Boy the first of his kind to be born in tens of tens of summers His white hair, pink eyes, and pale skin make him fearsome enough, but legends foretell that a Lightning Boy will make Sister Moon bury her face in the clouds and weep falling stars and the winds of destruction will be unleashedThe folk manage to trade him in marriage to Musselwhite, a woman warrior who does not really want him She must face an old enemy who has captured her beloved husband, an enemy who is determined to destroy her What good to her is this soft hearted youth She has yet to learn that Pondwader is a Lightning Boy He can hear voices in the wind, telling of coming horror


About the Author: Kathleen O'Neal Gear

My professional life began in the dark basement of the Museum of Cultural History in Los Angeles, where I was cataloguing three hundred year old Guatemalan saint carvings I quit this fascinating job and moved to Wyoming to work for the U.S Department of the Interior as a historian and archaeologist When I finally understood the error of my ways I moved to Wyoming and started writing books Since then, I ve authored or co authored 54 novels and around 200 non fiction publications.I love writing And buffalo And hiking the wilds of Wyoming s backcountry I m married until he comes to his senses to W Michael Gear, the novelist and my co author, and we live at the edge of the Wind River Indian Reservation in the Owl Creek mountains of Wyoming We re contented watching buffalo and writing books.http us.macmillan.com author kathle



10 thoughts on “People of the Lightning

  1. says:

    I bought People of the Lightning a couple of weeks before my son was born, back when it was a new publication I thought I would have time for reading but soon declined into the only 2 modes I would have for a long time Mother and Sleep It took FOREVER to finish because I just didn t have the time or energy for it, but I really liked this book a lot This is the first Gear novel I ev


  2. says:

    An Albino Living in the Sunshine State Great Stuff I loved this book Again, the introduction from modern times was interesting, educational, and set the foundations for the coming story I liked that this was about a Native American tribe Windover people that was sort of set apart from other tribes I enjoyed the explanations and depictions of the burial rights and other cultural elements


  3. says:

    Oops I cried.


  4. says:

    People of the Lightning North America s Forgotten Past, 7 Gear, W MichaelGear, Kathleen O neal A divergent story from the normal formula of people series Don t worry fans you still have a found object Turtle bone doll , and you still have a fantastic story with loveable characters The divergence of the story is that the story is told by an elder, orally It s a hilarious break in the story as the eld


  5. says:

    Lightning BoyThe story of the ancient people of Florida A gentle soul named Pondwander was a White Lightening Boy He was an albino, unsure of himself, kind and he loved deaply He could call the lightning and could ride with it. He was the first off hiis kind in a thousand years Another of the Gears books about the first North Americans from thousands of years ago He saved the clans from a war.


  6. says:

    Review of People of Lightning by John LietzkeI have the book 5 stars because I thought it was very good, interesting and mysterious I have an engineering background and have a hard time understanding the authors use of hand of length and hand of time I also found it interesting how the authors used an albino human being in the story.


  7. says:

    Interesting story The authors apparently are anthropologists so some of the ideas possibly started with their research All their books are based on Indian tribes in the Americas and this one supposedly from 6,000 bc in FL.


  8. says:

    I loved this book It takes place in the part of Florida I grew up in The descriptions of the natural areas was spot on, I felt like I was home again.


  9. says:

    Great


  10. says:

    Interesting story but not real clear with some of the details when wrapping up the story.


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