The Lost Talisman – A Cousins Adventure Book Two
A carving uncovered in a cave transports three young and inquisitive cousins to the year 1857, seven years before the first French trapper will visit the Minnesota Territory.
They find themselves in Little Crow Village with a Dakota band that is as afraid of them as the boys are of their captors. The boys must gain the trust of the Dakota People and learn the secret of the discovered carving to return to their own time.
Given relatives, the cousins and move into a lodge with their adapted family. They start to live and learn the ways of the Dakota. One becomes a hunter, another learns herbal medicine and the third plays lacrosse. Each must master their craft to earn the respect and trust of the Village. If they become Dakota, they will be given new names, Dakota names. Only then, will they be guided to Story Rock and search for the way home.
About Paul Garneau Clark (The Villages, Florida Author)
Paul Clark was born at Fort Jackson, South Carolina in 1943, and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, mostly in Oak Park. He received a BS degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.
After college, he married Gretchen Muehlberg and proceeded to serve four years in the United States Marine Corps. Leaving the Corps as a Captain after one tour in Vietnam.
They moved to Minnesota where Paul started a career at 3M Company. During his 32 years with the company, he held a variety of positions in product marketing and business management.
Gretchen and Paul have two sons, nine grandchildren and are now retired splitting their time between Scandia, Minnesota and The Villages, Florida. In addition to several volunteer activities, Paul enjoys writing, gardening, genealogy/family history, photography and travel.