Winona's Web: A Novel of Discovery

by PRISCILLA COGAN | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1929590148 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingerishkigalwing of Salt Lake City, Utah USA on 2/1/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by wingerishkigalwing from Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Friday, February 01, 2013
It's been a couple of years now since I read this, but I can tell you I liked it so much I had no intention of releasing it. In fact I bought a second copy, intending to put that in judygreeneyes' box that went missing; I subsequently released that one. Now, to share this book, I have to let go of my copy...sigh...but others should have the opportunity to
enjoy as I did. And I'll just trust that another copy will find it's way to me later.

Besides that it's a tale well told, I was really touched by the Spirit in the book. It is rooted in Lakota traditional teachings, and is both accurate and respectful.

Amazon Editorial Review

Psychologist Dr. Meggie O'Connor - recently divorced, a feminist, and nearing forty - has quit a thriving New York practice to retreat to the rural, scenic Leelanau Peninsula along Lake Michigan in search of a simpler life. That bucolic dream vanishes with her first patient - Winona Pathfinder, an elderly, feisty Lakota medicine woman who has jolted her family with the declaration that the Spirits are coming to take her Across in two months, although she is neither sick nor suicidal.

A healer of lost souls, the resistant Winona begins to weave a disturbing web of traditional Lakota medicine teachings and paranormal events around Meggie whom she perceives as naive and unbalanced, while Meggie struggles to use all her professional skills to keep Winona alive.

Two very strong women, two very different cultures - who is healing whom?

A powerful and lyrical story, Winona's Web touches the heart with its message of hope and prayer, of love and loss, and learning how to listen to the healing web of the world.

Journal Entry 2 by wingerishkigalwing at Salt Lake City, Utah USA on Sunday, March 03, 2013

Released 6 yrs ago (3/3/2013 UTC) at Salt Lake City, Utah USA


I am going to get this box moving, I am going to get this box moving, I am, I am, I am.....

Releasing to another bookcrosser via the Native American Bookbox.

Journal Entry 3 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Friday, May 17, 2013
Taken from Native American bookbox with thanks!

Journal Entry 4 by winghyphen8wing at Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, March 09, 2014

Released 5 yrs ago (3/9/2014 UTC) at Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii USA


Released during the Honolulu Festival at the free literature counter inside the convention center. This multicultural event has included Native Hawaiian and Native American exhibitors in the past, so I thought it might find an interested reader in the crowd.

Released for Secretariat's 2014 Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Challenge (week 10) and also for Secretariat's Oh, the Places We Can Go challenge.

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