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001    ocn856977153 
003    OCoLC 
005    20140510030415.0 
008    130905s2014    nyu           000 1 eng   
010      2013030392 
020    9780385350730|q(hardback) 
020    0385350732|q(hardback) 
035    (OCoLC)856977153 
035    (OCoLC)856977153 
040    DLC|beng|erda|cDLC|dYDXCP|dBTCTA|dBDX|dOCLCO 
042    pcc 
043    n-cn--- 
049    CKEA 
050 00 PR9199.4.B69|bO74 2014 
082 00 813/.6|223 
084    FIC019000|aFIC051000|aFIC045000|2bisacsh 
100 1  Boyden, Joseph,|d1966- 
245 14 The orenda :|ba novel /|cJoseph Boyden. 
263    1405 
264  1 New York :|bKnopf,|c2014. 
300    433 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
520    "History reveals itself when, in the seventeenth century, 
       a Jesuit missionary ventures into the Canadian wilderness 
       in search of converts-the defining moment of first contact
       between radically different worlds. What unfolds over the 
       next several years is truly epic, constantly illuminating 
       and surprising, sometimes comic, always entrancing and 
       ultimately all too human in its tragic grandeur. 
       Christophe has been in the New World only a year when his 
       native guides abandon him to flee their Iroquois pursuers.
       A Huron warrior and elder named Bird soon takes him 
       prisoner, along with a young Iroquois girl, Snow Falls, 
       whose family he has just killed, and holds them captive in
       his massive village. Champlain's Iron People have only 
       recently begun trading with the Huron, who mistrust them 
       as well as this Crow who has now trespassed onto their 
       land; and her people, of course, have become the Huron's 
       greatest enemy. Putting both to death would resolve the 
       issue, but Bird sees Christophe as a potential envoy to 
       those in New France, and Snow Falls as a replacement for 
       his two daughters who were murdered by the Iroquois. The 
       relationships between these three are reshaped again and 
       again as life comes at them relentlessly: a dangerous 
       trading mission, friendly exchanges with allied tribes, 
       shocking victories and defeats in battle, and sicknesses 
       the likes of which no one has ever witnessed. The Orenda 
       traces a story of blood and hope, suspicion and trust, 
       hatred and love, that comes to a head when Jesuit and 
       Huron join together against the stupendous wrath of the 
       Iroquois, when everything that any of them has ever known 
       or believed faces nothing less than annihilation. A saga 
       nearly four hundred years old, it is also timeless and 
       eternal"--|cProvided by publisher. 
650  0 Jesuits|vFiction. 
650  0 Wyandot Indians|vFiction. 
650  0 Iroquois Indians|vFiction. 
650  0 Indians|xWars|vFiction. 
650  0 White people|xRelations with Indians|vFiction. 
651  0 Canada|xHistory|y17th century|vFiction. 
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994    92|bCKE 
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 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  F BOYDEN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  F BOYDEN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  BOYDEN, JOSEPH    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Fiction  F BOYDEN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Fiction  FIC-BOY    Billed
 New Britain, Main Library - Adult Fiction  FIC BOYDEN, J    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Adult Fiction  F BOYDEN, JOSEPH    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Adult Fiction  F BOYDEN JOSEPH    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Adult Fiction  FIC BOYDEN    Check Shelf