The Shaman's War
by Norman W. Wilson
Adam's father, Esaugetuh,The Master of Breath, has disappeared.
He leaves Adam a list of seven names - people Adam is to track down. With his friend, Running-water, Adam encounters a sensual owner of a lesbian bar, an irascible group of twelve homeless men called The Brother, an over-zealous TV reporter who seems to have just one thing on her mind, and a painter of souls.