Bird. A searing portrait of the grim realities of the reservation, Messenger Bird is peopled by characters so full of life that even the dailiness of tragedy cannot quite defeat them: Barnabas Lester, the Dartmouth-educated Apache chief who, working within the system for his people's benefit, is accused of being the white man's pawn; Max Rubenstein, a brilliant gay surgeon with a welcome flair for comedy; Silas Lester, a teenage rebel whose love of his people and passion.
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Messenger BirdUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Set in the early 1970s on the Mescalero Apache reservation in southern New Mexico, this straightforward, first-person narrative depicts two years in the life of a public health services physician. Two ... Read full review
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I thoroughly enjoyed McCall's effortless storytelling skills in this haunting book about love, politics, and the human body. Gripping from the first moment to the last sentence, my only regret is that ... Read full review