The author of Illampu (1962, p. 12, J-12) roams north to Alaska to study another Indian boy--a loner. When he is taken away from his grandfather who has ""sold himself"" to whiskey, Little Fox feels lost and unsettled. He finds Trapper Pred, the man who had transplanted him, after a tiresome journey, only to learn that the man doesn't want him. The gradual understanding which develops between boy and man is sensitively etched out against a stark background. The focused detail of the wilderness and the trapper's life combines with an effective first person narration to make the book good reading. Seen without illustrations by Rothfuchs.