Texas Book Festival 2002 Book Reviews
Accept the premise that no work of historical fiction dealing with Native Americans can match Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian and you're on your way to appreciating David Marion Wilkinson's Oblivion's Altar for what it is," writes James McWilliams. "An entertaining, imaginative, and historically informed story about the ruthless displacement of the Cherokee Nation from its Georgia homeland."
"...a cinematic eye (ô la John Dos Passos' USA Trilogy), Wilkinson effectively, and at times brilliantly, illuminates the blood..."
Nov. 15, 2002 Books Feature by James McWilliams