When her parents are
killed by a grizzly bear in Alaska's remote Arctic, author Shannon Huffman
Polson is forced into a wilderness of grief. Her quest for healing is recounted
with heartbreaking candor in North of
Polson travels from her
home in Seattle to the wilderness of Alaska, where she retraces her father and
stepmother's final days along an Arctic river, effortlessly weaving together
the internal landscape of grief with the exterior landscape of the Arctic,
elegantly entwining natural history, adventure and sacred pilgrimage while she
wrestles with and draws strength from her faith and memories.
This deeply moving narrative is shot through with
the human search for meaning in the face of tragedy. Readers will find inspiration
for their own challenges through Polson's journey.
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Published April 9, 2013
Biographies & Memoirs, Travel.