The White Bear by Tal Leverett

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Tal Leverett and Bob McCarter became friends in junior high and grew up in the same North Carolina town, both becoming avid outdoorsmen. Tal eventually moved to Lake Tahoe, NV. Thirty years later they still maintained their friendship. Meanwhile another North Carolina friend of Tal's has a son, Steve, who becomes involved in drugs, drops out of school, and moves into an abandoned trailer with his druggie friends. Tal doesn't realize what he is in for when he agrees to let Steve come to Lake Tahoe and live with him in an attempt to get his life in order. Steve turns his life around as he gets into the outdoor lifestyle of the Sierras. On a wilderness hike Steve and Tal have a dangerous encounter with a huge, solid white, female bear with two cubs. After Steve returns to school Bob flies to Nevada where he and Tal spend a week in the California wilderness area hunting the white bear. This is a story about people who love and respect nature and its creatures. It's also the story of the life and death struggle of a majestic rare creature, The White Bear.

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Published August 5, 2010 by Black Rose Writing. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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