Svaha

TitleSvaha
Year for Search1989
Authorsde Lint, Charles [Henri Diederick Hoefsmit](b. 1951)
Date Published1989
PublisherAce Books
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsCanadian author, Male author
Annotation

A high tech North American Indian eutopia that exists in enclaves completely cut off from a destroyed United States. The novel follows one Indian as he explores the white world and discovers that not all whites are evil. He decides to create a decent place to build a society in which Indians and whites can work together. Uses myths from a number of indigenous peoples. Svaha is said to be “Amerindian; the time between seeing the lightning and hearing the thunder; a waiting for promises to be fulfilled.”

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Author Note

Canadian author of Dutch origins (b. 1951)

Full Text

1989 de Lint, Charles [Henri Diederick Hoefsmit] (b. 1951). Svaha. New York: Ace Books. PSt

A high tech North American Indian eutopia that exists in enclaves completely cut off from a destroyed United States. The novel follows one Indian as he explores the white world and discovers that not all whites are evil. He decides to create a decent place to build a society in which Indians and whites can work together. Uses myths from a number of indigenous peoples. Svaha is said to be “Amerindian; the time between seeing the lightning and hearing the thunder; a waiting for promises to be fulfilled.” Canadian author of Dutch origins.