A good western. Well written. A page turner. Set in the deserts of Arizona--Apache
country. Hondo is a white man who lived several years with Apaches and had a
squaw who died. He is a scout for the U.S. Army. The book is neutral about the wars
with the Indians. He meets a woman and her son on a ranch in the desert during an
Apache uprising. It reminds me of Forrest Carterís book Watch for Me on
the Mountain. Much of the writing about nature is poetic.
Year Read: 2004
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