The main character of this exciting novel is a Blackfoot Indian who is a Green Beret. His life had been one of fighting, first to be accepted as an equal, then to prove his worth to American society. He was proud of his heritage and the fact he was a soldier, one of the best in the world.
His life changed when his wife of twenty-five years was killed, and her murderer set free. He sought and found vengeance for the first time in his life. When his son was killed, he resorted to his Indian heritage to seek justice. He would destroy the very foundation of America that had wronged him. He would make them all pay for allowing murderers to be set free.
He would set the entire American continent back to the Stone Age. He would die in doing so. Like his ancestors of long ago, he would die in fighting the system. But sometimes a man has to fight.
About the author:
Thomas Canter is part Blackfoot, part Cherokee, and part Caucasian. He was an Army Green Beret for ten years. He served in Vietnam as a combat engineer. During his time in Special Forces, he served as the senior engineer demolitions expert, operations and intelligence sergeant, and as a team sergeant. He also served as the chief instructor for the Sapper Leader School at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. In a period of three months, he was shot, hung by his static line outside of a C-130 aircraft, and survived a helicopter crash. He never claimed his Indian heritage while in the military. He always marked the box Caucasian. Since his retirement from the Army, he has started to get back to his roots. He has a sweat lodge, and he and his wife have gained a spirituality from his discovery of his Native American heritage. After his retirement, he taught JROTC to high school students. Indian Giver is his first novel. It is a fictional autobiography inspired by his son. He currently lives in Missouri with his wife and two daughters, where he has become a house dad.
Title: Indian Giver
Author: Thomas Canter
Pages: 160 perfect bound
Size: 6 x 9
Price: $16.00 (book); $4.99 (Kindle)
Publication date: June 1, 2009
Indian Giver By Thomas Canter