The Wolf at Twighlight

An Indian Elder's Journey Through a Land of Ghosts and Shadows

By Kent Nerburn
(ReadHowYouWant, Paperback, Large Print, 9781458760081, 526pp.)

Publication Date: August 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the December 2009 Indie Next List
“The Wolf at Twilight continues the story begun in Neither Wolf Nor Dog. Nerburn and Indian elder Dan embark on a journey into Dan's past, facing a painful legacy as they search to discover the fate of Dan's sister. If you have read Nerburn's earlier works, you'll want to read this beautifully told book. If you're not familiar with Nerburn's writing, this book will be a good place to start.”
-- Sally Wizik Wills, Sister Wolf Books, Park Rapids, MN


Description
A note is left on a car windshield, an old dog dies, and Kent Nerburn finds himself back on the Lakota reservation where he traveled more than a decade before with a tribal elder named Dan. The touching, funny, and haunting journey that ensues goes deep into reservation boarding-school mysteries, the dark confines of sweat lodges, and isolated Native homesteads far back in the Dakota hills in search of ghosts that have haunted Dan since childhood. In this fictionalized account of actual events, Nerburn brings the land of the northern High Plains alive and reveals the Native American way of teaching and learning with a depth that few outsiders have ever captured.
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