The Dream Stalker: Readers Guide
- Who is the dream stalker? Discuss the meaning of the title within the framework of the plot.
- Discuss the importance of dreams within the Arapaho culture.
- What are the different values at stake in the novel? Discuss the way in which the values clash with one another.
- Discuss the character of Father John. What kind of man is he? What does he wish to achieve?
- Why do you believe Father John is driven to lean the identity of the murdered cowboy and eventually solve the murder?
- Discuss the character of Vicky. What is important to her?
- In what way is Vicky Holden a traditional Arapaho? In what way is she not?
- What is the relationship between Father John and Vicky? How do each of them see the relationship?
- Discuss how Father John and Vicky work together to solve the mystery. Discuss the ways in which they work at cross purposes.
- In what ways are the lives of the people on the reservation changed by the events in the novel?