A Boy in a Cruel Man's World: The Adventures of Jack the Cowboy
The Carter brothers murdered Sheriff Jess Winter and his wife in cold blood. Their eleven-year old son Jack is missing and presumed dead. Missing but not dead.
How did an eleven-year old boy become a man in one year? How did this same boy survive, in the Bitterroot's, the territories worst winter on record? Who is Claw? Why did the Nez Perce' take him in when they had sworn never to have anything to do with the white man again? How could he have learned all the skills necessary to survive in a cruel man's world?