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The water seeker

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Amos Kincaid is the son of a dowser - a person gifted in knowing how to "find" water deep in the ground. As a young person, Amos doesn't reveal his gift to others; he's not sure he wants the burden. But through his experiences growing up and crossing the Oregon Trail, Amos learns about life's harsh realities, especially the pain in losing loved ones. As he cares for those around him, Amos comes to accept his dowsing fate. This epic novel is a fascinating period piece about the westwardexpansion and one man's destiny as he searches for love and family.

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display_description Traces the hard life, filled with losses, adversity, and adventure, of Amos, son of a trapper and dowser, from 1833 when his mother dies giving birth to him until 1859, when he himself has grown up and has a son of his own.
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publishDate 2010, 2012
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Coming of age -- Fiction, Dowsers -- Juvenile fiction, Dowsing, Dowsing -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and sons, Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction, Frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Juvenile, Nineteenth century -- Juvenile fiction, Overland journeys to the Pacific, Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile fiction, Teenage boys -- Juvenile fiction, Trappers -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The water seeker
title_full The Water Seeker, The water seeker / Kimberly Willis Holt
title_short The water seeker
topic_facet Bildungsromans, Coming of age, Dowsers, Dowsing, Fathers and sons, Frontier and pioneer life, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Juvenile, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Nineteenth century, Overland journeys to the Pacific, Teenage boys, Trappers