The Sound Of The String by Brad Isham
An African Bush Country Adventure

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The Sound Of The String is a 2012 Pinnacle Award winner for Best Adventure Novel from the National Association for Book Entrepreneurs. 

       In,
The Sound Of The String, American, Gordon Bradford, makes a journey alone to a
remote bush camp to pursue his dream of finding game and discovering the
African bush on its simplest terms. He spends hours alone and discovers
ethereal connections to the animals, survives life threatening dangers, meets
unlikely hero's, falls in love, and is drawn into the sabotage and subterfuge
common to life in an unpredictable country. Employing a profound use of
anthropomorphism the author tells the touching story of the last days of an old
Cape buffalo, Dagga Boy, as he travels the bushveld with only his young
guardian, Askari. As they navigate the bushveld dangers to find water and stay
alive Dagga Boy passes his full life's
lessons to the young bull to prepare Askari to lead their herd after the old
bull dies. The novel's characters and parallel plots pull the reader into the
African bushveld with rich, descriptive text and dialogue, and leave them
immersed. As lies are exposed, lives are left in tatters in this evocative tale
that ends unpredictably. Then the author offers his readers a free on line afterword
to complete the story, the drama, and the adventure, or was it to set the stage
for a sequel? We will have to see.
 

About Brad Isham

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Internationally published author and 2012 NABE Pinnacle Award winner, Brad Isham, finds a great sense of balance and fulfillment through writing. He and his wife enthusiastically share the adventures of travel and the outdoors. He also enjoys the simplicity of hunting with a longbow uniting the archaic implements of the past with the present moment. He is a member of the Mason Dixon Outdoor Writers Association and has written for several outdoor magazines including Africa's Bowhunter, The African Hunting Gazette, Traditional Bowhunter Magazine, The Virginia Sportsman, and The Professional Bowhunter's Society.
 
Published February 16, 2012 by Starving Stick Publishing. 258 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Bradford's journey ushers him to the emotional and spiritual reckonings of both people and animals in Africa.

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