Shaman Winter (Paperback)

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This third installment of Rudolfo Anaya's Sonny Baca mystery series has the private detective confined to a wheelchair. Brutal battles with his nemesis Raven have taken their toll and Baca is struggling to regain his health.

Nights of fitful sleep and intermittent dreams introduce Owl Woman, one of Sonny's ancestors and the sixteenth-century daughter of a shaman. As Sonny sleeps, Raven abducts Owl Woman and soon, one by one, each of Sonny's forebears begin to disappear. Immobilizing Sonny physically was Raven's first goal; now he wants to destroy Sonny's soul by erasing his history.


Be aware that if you only skate on the surface, you will miss the depth of the story. You have to dive head-first, literally, into the waves of poetic prose to catch a glimpse of the forces that keep our universe together.--La Voz


Shaman Winter is a creative, entertaining, spiritual, and wonderful mystery.--BookReview.com


The fast-paced story line of Shaman Winter is fascinating and absolutely eerie as the master paints a vivid picture of the spirituality of another culture.--Harriet Klausner, ThrillingDetective.com

Product Details
ISBN: 9780826344649
ISBN-10: 082634464X
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2009
Pages: 347
Language: English