The story of an orphaned Indian boy who travels through time in a search for identity. He finds himself inhabiting the body of an FBI agent during the civil rights era, the body of an Indian child at the battle at Little Bighorn, an Indian tracker in the 1800s and a present-day airline pilot. When finally the young warrior comes back to his own life, he is transformed.
Sal Jenkins is always thrilled when her husband Harry returns from sea. As chief steward on the SS Amazonia , he provides well for his family and Sal enjoys the status that his position affords her. Their daughters do not share Sal's excitement - it is only a matter of time until their father's drinking and violence begins.