The Echo Maker - When animals and humans still shared the same language - They took Mark home: no other place to take him Summary & Analysis

Richard Powers
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The author tells more Native American fables about cranes, one in particular is about an Anishinaabe clan who called themselves the Cranes, or Echo Makers. The Cranes were leaders with voices that called all people together. The Crow and Cheyenne tribes even carved the leg bones of cranes into hollow flutes in an act of echoing the echo maker.

In 'Something was wrong, the moment Karin called', Karin feels the lingering effects of a disappointing visit from Dr. Weber who simply ran a few tests, prescribed some therapy for Mark, and left town with some more input for a book. A few weeks later, Barbara tells Karin and Mark that Dr. Weber is going to be on a TV show talking about his new book...

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