The Wolf and The Willow (Paperback)

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"The Wolf and The Willow" is a multicultural story of first contact between indigenous peoples and European invaders, set in the bones of ancient America. Willow, a slave of Black and Arab descent is swept up in a doomed 1527 expedition to the New World, where she meets Wolf, a spy for the shamans of the Ojibwe nation.

The book begins in Morocco, where Willow is abducted by pirates. Sold in a slave market in Sevilla, she joins the 1528 expedition of Panfilo de Narvaez to Florida. In the New World, she meets Wolf, a trader, neophyte shaman, and spy for the shamans of the Ojibwe people on a mission to find a mythical animal. Together, they outwit their captors on a mission through the heart of Indian civilization on the Mississippi, culminating at the ancient ruins of Cahokia, outside present-day St. Louis.

Grounded in historical events and extensively researched, the novel brims with adventure, romance and the peaks and chasms of the human spirit.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780990467045
ISBN-10: 099046704X
Publisher: Wandering Press
Publication Date: May 11th, 2021
Pages: 370
Language: English