Him Standing

Him Standing

by Richard Wagamese

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Overview

When Lucas Smoke learns the Ojibway art of carving from his grandfather, he proves to be a natural. He can literally make people come to life in wood. Then Lucas's growing reputation attracts a mysterious stranger, who offers him a large advance to carve a spirit mask.
This mask is to represent the master, but Lucas must find its face in his dreams. As his dreams become more and more disturbing, he feels himself changing. And the mask takes control of his life. Then a chance encounter with an old woman introduces him to the identity of the master. He is an ancient sorcerer named Him Standing, a powerful and dark wizard. The more Lucas works on the mask, the closer Him Standing comes to emerging from the dream world to walk the earth again. What follows is a race against time and the forces of evil in this supernatural thriller.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459801769
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Series: Rapid Reads
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 404,146
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: HL460L (what's this?)

About the Author

Richard Wagamese was a Canadian author and journalist. An Ojibwe from the Wabaseemoong Independent Nations in Northwestern Ontario, he published over a dozen books, including his 2012 novel Indian Horse, which won the Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature in 2013. For more information, visit www.richardwagameseauthor.com.

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