Itís August 1908. Under the light of a full moon, twelve-year-old John Diefenbaker and his younger brother, Elmer, are nearby when thier neighbour is shot to death in a field. The murder insmall town Saskatchewan ignites a desperate search for the killer by the Northwest Mounted Police.
When a family friend of the Diefenbakers is arrested for the murder, a man from a Plains Cree band, John is certain they have the wrong person and sets out to prove his innoncence. But with only five days until the murder trial, time is running out.
All is not what it seems to be in this griping adventure of a young boy who would one day lead the nation.
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