When Nat Swanson, a cowboy on the run, stumbles across the trapped survivors of an Indian Apache ambush, the last thing he imagines is that he will be trying to save the lives of three nuns and seven children. Sister St Agnes is convinced he has been sent by God.
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‘Spare, violent and exciting…recreates an unforgiving world in which a moment’s distraction could prove fatal.’ Times Literary Supplement
‘Compelling…a powerful feat of storytelling.’ Irish Times
‘The pace and tension are unremitting, but there’s also time for some heart-wrenching emotion.’ Daily Express
‘The writing is excellent and the atmosphere of place is first rate.’ Dee Brown
‘Eidson writes clean and lean, with a hint of sage incense, and can strike a lingering chord. Should make mellow celluloid entertainment.’ Kirkus ReviewsAbout the Author:
Thomas Eidson is the author of four previous novels including the award-winning ‘St Agnes' Stand’, which has been optioned by Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese. In 2004, Ron Howard made his novel ‘The Last Ride’ into a feature film, ‘The Missing’. Thomas Eidson lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140238948