Ember from the sun
In the blue ice of an arctic cave, a scientist has made an extraordinary discovery: a woman's body, frozen for 25,000 years in a near-perfect state, with pliant tissues, vessels filled with blood--and an embryo waiting to be born.... They called her Ember, the child of their heart, born to surrogate parents who refused to yield her after birth. Raised among the Quanoot Indians, Ember is as modern as those around her, a young woman struggling with a loneliness and yearning she does not yet understand. Stronger than her classmates, imbued with the power to heal, Ember's soul resounds with the cries and whispers of a time she has never seen, and of a people who beckon her home. Desperate to unravel the mystery of her birth, Ember embarks on a spellbinding journey to find the people who call to her in her dreams. Guided by a shaman who has waited for her return, pursued by the man of science who brought her to life, Ember is drawn to a place where no one else can go--where her ancestors, the golden-skinned people of her dreams, wait for her to set them free....
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|Full title||ember from the sun|
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|display_description||An anthropologist working in Alaska discovers a frozen Neanderthal woman with a fetus inside. An Indian woman accepts to have the fetus implanted and so is born Ember, a woman of unusual strength. When people start digging for gold in a Neanderthal burial ground, Ember intervenes, gets into trouble and the anthropologist sacrifices his life to save her. A first novel.|
|item_details||ils:.b10708005|.i24558618|Summit-Frisco Fiction|CAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||suff|||
|owning_library_summit||Summit County Library|
|record_details||ils:.b10708005|Book|Books||English|Delacorte Press,|1996.|418 pages ; 25 cm.|
|subject_facet||Fantasy fiction, Fiction, Neanderthals -- Fiction|
|title_display||Ember from the sun|
|title_full||Ember from the sun / Mark Canter|
|title_short||Ember from the sun|