Octavo (21 cm), pp. 349. Signed by author on title page. Navy boards with gilt titling. Boards slightly bumped at head of spine. "This is historical fiction at its best, but more than that, it's a novel with soul, a richly deserving effort from a writer who has won six Spur Awards for his work. Based on meticulous research, as are all of Wheeler's novels, this story stays true to the philosophy and faith of the Metis" (Billing Gazette). Dust jacket present. First Edition.