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The Turtle Warrior

A novel by


"This powerful novel will affect you deeply and linger long."
Sue Monk Kidd

The Turtle Warrior is the story of the Lucas family, who live in a beautiful and remote part of Wisconsin inhabited by working-class European immigrants and the Ojibwe. By 1967 the Lucas farm has fallen into disrepair, thanks to the hard drinking of John Lucas, who brutalizes his wife and two sons. When the eldest, James, escapes by enlisting to fight in Vietnam, he leaves young Bill alone to protect his mother with only his own will and the spirit of his brother to guide him. Beautifully written and deeply felt, The Turtle Warrior takes readers from the heartland of America to the battlefields of World War II and Vietnam weaving a haunting tale of an unforgettable world where the physical and spiritual, the past and the present, merge.

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Used availability for Mary Relindes Ellis's The Turtle Warrior

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Hardback Editions

January 2004 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Turtle Warrior
Author(s): Mary Relindes Ellis
ISBN: 0-670-03265-4 / 978-0-670-03265-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

January 2005 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Turtle Warrior
Author(s): Mary Relindes Ellis
ISBN: 0-14-303452-9 / 978-0-14-303452-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Audio Editions

January 2006 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Turtle Warrior
Author(s): Mary Relindes Ellis
ISBN: 0-7366-9725-X / 978-0-7366-9725-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library
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January 2004 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Turtle Warrior, the (Lib)(CD)
Author(s): Mary Relindes Ellis
ISBN: 0-7366-9917-1 / 978-0-7366-9917-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Kindle Editions

January 2005 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Turtle Warrior
Author(s): Mary Relindes Ellis
Publisher: Penguin Books
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