Bear Medicine

Bear Medicine

by G. Elizabeth Kretchmer

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When Brooke sets off on a trail in Yellowstone National Park to train for an upcoming marathon, she is savagely attacked by a grizzly bear. One hundred forty years earlier, Anne accompanies her husband on a camping trip in the nation's first national park and awakens one morning to find he's been captured by Nez Perce warriors. Both women encounter a sacred but savage landscape. Both fall under the care of American Indian women. Ultimately, Brooke and Anne must each overcome multiple obstacles, with the help of their new friends and native lore, to find what she seeks.

Alternating between contemporary and historical times, Bear Medicine is a story about women helping women in a complicated, male-dominated world.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158853876
Publisher: G. Elizabeth Kretchmer
Publication date: 10/15/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 318
File size: 400 KB

About the Author

G. Elizabeth Kretchmer is the author of The Damnable Legacy, Women on the Brink, and Bear Medicine. Her short work has appeared in The New York Times as well as various anthologies and other publications.

She holds an MFA in Writing from Pacific University and a BS in Accounting from Indiana University. She’s a member of various organizations including the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and the Pacific Northwest Writers Association. When she’s not writing, she’s facilitating wellness-writing workshops, advocating for the environment, or working on her organic farm in the Pacific Northwest.

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