Published: Dec. 27, 2011
Words: 47,593 (approximate)
A Benevolent Wilderness is an adventure-quest, where a troubled street kid finds his identity amongst the placid waters and granite landscapes of the Boundary Waters Wilderness. He befriends a family of strangers and shares the camaraderie of fathers, sons, and brothers, discovering the family bonds he’s never known
Tom is a wayward city boy who does the inconceivable when he embarks on a solo canoe adventure in the Boundary Waters wilderness. He makes some nefarious acquaintances along the way. They lead him astray and endanger his life, but eventually he preservers to explore the wilderness, discovering it’s everything he’s dreamed of and more; incredible scenery, wildlife, and world-class fishing.
Alone, surrounded by natures order, he confronts his turbulent childhood and the self-destructive forces that shape his decadent lifestyle. He’s desperately seeking to change, but uncertainty and doubt command his life.
He befriends a family of strangers, and shares the camaraderie of fathers, sons, brothers and friends, discovering the quintessential family bonds he’s never known. Driven by a power larger than the sum of his life, he sets his sights for home, but a wicked storm blocks his retreat until he’s forced to strike out against insurmountable odds.
, young adult
, prodigal son
Single purchase gains access to all formats. How to download ebooks to e-reading devices and apps.
||Sample First 20%
|Online Reading (HTML, good for sampling in web browser)||Buy||View sample|
|Kindle (.mobi for Kindle devices and Kindle apps)||Buy||Download sample|
|Epub (Apple iPad/iBooks, Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and most e-reading apps including Stanza, Aldiko, Adobe Digital Editions, others)||Buy||Download sample|
|PDF (good for reading on PC, or for home printing)||Buy||No sample available|
|RTF (readable on most word processors)||Buy||No sample available|
|LRF (Use only for older model Sony Readers that don't support .epub)||Buy||Download sample|
|Palm Doc (PDB) (for Palm reading devices)||Buy||Download sample|
|Plain Text (download) (flexible, but lacks much formatting)||Buy||No sample available|
|Plain Text (view) (viewable as web page)||Buy||No sample available|
Log-in to write a Review
Log-in to add a Video Review
on Feb. 28, 2012 :
A good read, the characters are orginal, I love how Tom evolves with the story line.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)