The Woman Who Married a Bear

John Straley

ISBN: 9781569474013

Published: July, 2005

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Paperback $15.95

John Straley

Sitka, Alaska

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In Sitka, Alaska, a subarctic port surrounded by snow-dusted mountains, an aged Tlingit Indian woman engages local investigator Cecil Younger to look into her son’s murder. The crime has long since been marked solved by the authorities. But what Younger unearths is a primal conspiracy to hide both the motive for the victim’s murder an...

In Sitka, Alaska, a subarctic port surrounded by snow-dusted mountains, an aged Tlingit Indian woman engages local investigator Cecil Younger to look into her son’s murder. The crime has long since been marked solved by the authorities. But what Younger unearths is a primal conspiracy to hide both the motive for the victim’s murder and the true identity of the killer.

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“Highly refreshing setting, a great cast of characters and an intriguing plot.”
—The Bloomsbury Review
“Atmospheric.”
—The New York Times Book Review
“Flashes of the dark poetry of Ross MacDonald.”
—Chicago Tribune
“A rich stew of deception and menace.”
—Anchorage Daily News