Peace Like a River

by

Leif Enger

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Sunny Sundown

The cowboy Sunny Sundown is a character invented by Swede, and the hero of her epic poem. Over the course of his journey, Sunny Sundown transitions from staunch lawman to misunderstood outlaw. He acts…

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Valdez

Valdez is a bandit king from Swede's epic poem. As Sunny Sundown’s adversary, he first appears as a greasy villain: obviously evil, but also sure to lose to Sundown. Following Swede's kidnapping by…

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