Set against the backdrop of the New Mexico desert, Cold Heat introduces an eclectic cast of characters that brings the American Southwest to life. Thereas Officer Jaime Red Claw of the Alta Sheriffas Department, who discovers skeletal human remains on his day off. Thereas fifty-two-year old Bernice Begay of Show Low, Arizona. She creates handmade Native American rugs and blankets and sells them with the help of her two sons Milford and Dilford. Berniceas cousin, Tessie, is a basket weaver. Their lives intersect with that of twenty-one-year-old truck driver Kyle Westaknown in the Yah-te spirit Bak-Chi-Hloaand seventeen-year-old Evan Withers, who is introduced to the interesting world of truck driving as he travels from New York to Mexico. A sequel to Grandfatheras Songs, this novel examines the second-class citizenship experienced by Native Americans while focusing on the special qualities of Indian heritage, culture, and families.Evan has busted his butt learning to drive, busted his butt learning how to take a diesel engine apart and put it back together again. Even I dona#39;t know how to do that, and now he knows about refrigerated units. Hea#39;s been counting on the dayanbsp;...
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