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The Rock Child

(1998)
(The fourth book in the American Dreamers series)
A novel by

 
 
Asie Taylor is a half-blood Indian raised by Mormons, a gifted musician and a sharp-tongued philosopher; Sun Moon is a Tibetan nun who has been kidnapped and sold into prostitution in California. Each is on the run--Asie toward his heritage and the secret of his "Rock Child" name, Sun Moon from her captors, in particular the fanatical "Destroying Angel" of Mormondon, Porter Rockwell.

The fate of these two innocents takes its strangest turn when they are thrown together with a man innocent of nothing, the scar-faced Nile explorer Sir Richard Burton who in 1862 is making his leisurely way across the American West.

The journey of this remarkable trio, their footsteps dogged by the relentless Rockwell, ranges from Brigham Young's Salt Lake City through the mining camps of the Comstock Lode in Nevada (where a reporter named Sam Clemens befriends them) is a dazzling tour-de-force adventure.

Genre: Western    

Used availability for Win Blevins's The Rock Child

Hardback Editions

November 1997 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Rock Child, A Novel of a Journey
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 0-312-86400-0 / 978-0-312-86400-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge / Tom Doherty
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Rock Child (American Dreamers)
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 0-692-20373-7 / 978-0-692-20373-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: WordWorx Publishing
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June 1999 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Rock Child
Author(s): Win Blevins
ISBN: 0-8125-4472-2 / 978-0-8125-4472-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA