Black Elk in Paris, A Novel by Kate Horsley. Inspired by historical events, an award-winning author spins an imaginative story narrated by Philippe, a physician who has cared for a Parisian family for many years. While attending a Wild West show that is touring Europe, the youngest daughter, Madou, is drawn to Black Elk, a Native American, with whom she gradually falls in love. Black Elk is poised and uncannily intuitive, but desperately homesick. Philippe and Madou try to help him, but it is Black Elk who ends up transforming them.