Finnegan's Quest by Gloria Piper
Approx. 67,180 words.
Published on October 13, 2010.
Finnegan, a young fox, seeks a guru. He encounters guides and misguides who warn: Don’t cross the bear, the terror of the woods, and shun the crow with the evil foot. Not listening, Finnegan barges into adventures, ridiculous and dangerous.
This story parodies social, political, and commercial manipulation while taking the reader on the archetypal search for one's purpose in life.