Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Laminated in clear plastic to protect front and back covers. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 187 pages. SoftCover Binding. Year: 1985. ISBN: 0913793035. A survivor of the Civil War heads west to the Idaho Territory to homestead, seeking peace and isolation after the horrors of war. He leaves behind the battle over slavery of one race only to encounter the decimation of another, intensified in the tragedy of an Indian educated by whites in the last days of Indian resistance. No other novel has put this brief but telling period into its fitting role in the shaping of a nation.