The Hider by Loren D. Estleman
Approx. 66,300 words.
Published on November 30, 2013 by
To eighteen-year-old Jeff Curry, the old hider - and his vision of a lone buffalo migrating north - was something of a myth, a ghost from the past stalking a dream. But the old man claimed to have tracked the last of the mighty beasts all the way from Arizona to Oregon, where buffalo hadn't been seen in ten years. It was the chance for adventure that Jeff had ached for . . .